Indoor dining to resume in NYC by end of September

New York Gov Andrew Cuomo says indoor dining can start again in NYC from the end of September at 25% capacity - just one day after saying he wouldn't allow it Restaurants will be allowed to welcome diners back indoors from September 30 at 25 percent capacity  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement on Wednesday just one day after saying it couldn't happen due to compliance Cuomo said the city would contribute 400 personnel to an existing task force made up of the State Liquor Authority and state police to ensure compliance  He said 'strict restrictions' will need to be in place in order to offer indoor dining again, including that restaurants have to close by midnight  All diners must have their temperatures checked at the door and one member of each party has to provide contact information for tracing if needed Cuomo said that if infections rates were still low by November 1, he would reassess if NYC restaurants could open at 50 percent 

By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com

Published: 18:21 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 19:22 BST, 9 September 2020

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says indoor dining can resume in New York City at the end of the month just one day after saying it couldn't be done.

Restaurants will be allowed to welcome diners back indoors from September 30 at 25 percent capacity, Cuomo announced on Wednesday.

Cuomo said 'strict restrictions' will need to be in place in order to offer indoor dining again, including that restaurants have to close by midnight.

All diners must have their temperatures checked at the door and one member of each party has to provide contact information for tracing should there be a COVID-19 outbreak originating from a restaurant.

There can also be no service at the bar. 

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday that indoor dining can resume in New York City from September 30 at 25 percent capacity

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday that indoor dining can resume in New York City from September 30 at 25 percent capacity

Cuomo said 'strict restrictions' will need to be in place in order to offer indoor dining again, including that restaurants have to close by midnight

Cuomo said 'strict restrictions' will need to be in place in order to offer indoor dining again, including that restaurants have to close by midnight

Cuomo said that if infections rates were still low by November 1, he would reassess if NYC restaurants could open at 50 percent. 

The infection rate in New York City has been less than one percent for a month.  

Cuomo said the state

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