“La Cross Bom” restaurants were able to reopen at 25% of their maximum capacity to prepare for Valentine’s Day from Friday, February 12th.
They had to close the store in mid-December to avoid a second wave of pollution. But on Monday, February 8, during a press conference, New York’s Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo finally authorized restaurants to reopen on Friday, up to 25% of their maximum capacity.
Ready for Valentine’s Day
The Governor of New York had already announced that he would like to reopen restaurants for Valentine’s Day on January 29, which is usually a very busy day.
The reopening was put forward on Friday 12 February under pressure from restaurants. “On Valentine’s Day, they argued that Orient staff wanted to open a few days before restaurants were ready to stock up, which is a reasonable request,” Andrew Cuomo said.
The governor also decided Extend the curfew order by one hour, Originally planned for Valentine’s Day across New York State at 10 p.m.
Until then, restaurants have survived as much as possible thanks to delivery and take-out services, but thanks to terrace service, however, it has not become popular in the winter, The New York Times reports.
Govt figures on decline …
Andrew Cuomo’s decision comes as the Covid-19 figures are falling in New York. Every day, the governor posts an update on his Twitter. As of December 13, 2021, 6,888 people had been hospitalized, or 869 fewer than last week. According to the official website of the State of New York.
According to this source, the average pollution rate per week is currently 4.75%, the lowest rate since December 26, 2020.
… must be kept in perspective
While the numbers are promising, New York City is by no means done. The New York Times is delaying these results, which are far better than the first waves of Covit-19 hitting the “never-sleeping city” in March 2020.
According to their estimates, When the governor announced the reopening of restaurants for the first time at the end of January, the number of people favorable to the cove was on average 60 per 100,000 people, an increase of about 64%, against 40,000 in mid-December. Tito for hospitalization rose from 209 to 335 per 100,000 people over the same period, an increase of 60%.
The slightly more mixed report than Governor Andrew Cuomo says the decision to reopen the restaurants was not unanimous. In particular, since the CDC, the centers that make up the major federal body for the protection of public health in the United States, Be warned With regard to the high infectious potential of these compatible sites.
In the face of these uncertainties, many restaurants, star-studded companies and local poise-boys are all confusing, They want their screen not to be closed February 14, while waiting for sunny days.