Long Island cinemas will be allowed to reopen on October 23, after the industry has been curtailed by the gradual reopening of New York State due to the summer coronavirus closure.
According to Governor Andrew Cuomo, who announced on Saturday at a press conference, theaters should limit their capacity to 25 percent per theater, or 50 per screen.
When the coronavirus epidemic peaked in New York in March, state-wide cinemas were closed along with most other companies to curb the coronavirus epidemic. However, theaters were one of the few industries that were excluded from the fourth and final stages of this summer’s reopening plan, including catering halls, concert venues, and amusement parks. Like gyms, bowling alleys, casinos and malls, these industries were allowed to reopen late.
Theaters have been struggling nationwide since the pandemic. Regal Cinemas, the world’s second-largest cinema company, recently announced that it will temporarily close all parts of the United States to stop financial losses. As a result, the Regal half-dozen Long Island location could remain closed on October 23.
Meanwhile, the people of Long Island have taken advantage of the resurrection of drive-in movies. — A more socially distant alternative — Watch a movie while a traditional theater is closed.
Theaters will remain closed in New York City and in the areas of Rockland and Orange County, where infection rates have skyrocketed recently, Kuomo said.
In addition to the theater, COVID-19 urged Hollywood to postpone the release of numerous films until 2021, but other films were released directly to online streaming services, including Disney’s release of a live-action remake. .. Mulan To Disney Plus.
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