New York will require bars and restaurants to close by 10 p.m.
States impose restrictions as COVID-19 cases surge States impose restrictions as COVID-19 cases … 05:19 New York will require bars, restaurants and gyms to close nightly at 10 p.m. ET and will limit private gatherings to 10 people, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. The new restrictions, an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus, will go into effect Friday. Cuomo said the new infections are primarily coming from people attending private gatherings in bars, house parties and restaurants. He did, however, acknowledge the strain restrictions could place on businesses within the state.”The reason we have been successful in reducing the spread in New York is we have been a step ahead of COVID. You know where it’s going, stop it before it gets there. You know where it’s going by following the science,” Cuomo said. NYS is taking action to stop the spread in response to rising COVID numbers.Any establishment with a state liquor license, including bars and restaurants, must close at 10pm.Gyms must also close at 10pm. These new statewide rules will take effect Friday, 10pm.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) November 11, 2020 The new restrictions come as the nation struggles to contain the latest surge of the virus. As