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NBC News 11 Dec 2020

Cuomo: Indoor Dining Will Close In NYC Starting Monday


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that indoor dining will close in New York City again starting on Monday, Dec. 14. The governor attributed the decision to rising infections and hospitalization rates.

Indoor dining was shut down in New York City as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to slow the spread of COVID-19. This comes as the city's mayor, Bill de Blasio, pushes for a citywide shutdown of non-essential businesses after Christmas. CBSN's Tanya Rivero spoke with Erin Durkin, a reporter for Politico New York and the co-author of New York Playbook, about what this means for businesses that are already struggling to survive.
Philadelphia officials are allowing restaurants to resume limited indoor dining in the city after rolling back some COVID-19 restrictions. The restrictions will be eased on Saturday, January 16. Watch the update from Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an update on COVID-19 restrictions, including an end to indoor dining in New York City as of Monday. "The federal government must provide relief to these bars and restaurants," Cuomo said. Watch his remarks.
Despite declaring the holiday surge of COVID-19 over, New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo said that no decision on the reopening of indoor dining in New York City has been made. He said a decision will come by the end of the week. (Jan. 27)

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