Cuomo: Movie theaters can reopen next week

Published: Oct. 17, 2020 at 4:31 PM EDT
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Cuomo had big news for movie theaters Saturday.

Starting October 23rd, theaters outside of New York City can reopen at 25% capacity with a maximum of 50 people per screen.

Theaters can only open in counties that maintain an infection rate below 2% for a two week average.

Masks are to be worn when not seated and assigned seating will be required.

Theaters will also need to meet enhanced air filtration standards.

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