Restaurant capacity increases to 75%

Restaurant capacity increases to 75%
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - More people will be allowed in restaurants soon.

On Friday, March 19th, restaurants outside of New York City can boost their indoor seating capacity to 75% instead of 50%.

Restaurants in New York City will remain at 35% capacity.

This news out of the Governor’s office Sunday afternoon.

He says the data has shown that restaurants can operate safely and in accordance with strict health protocols at 75% capacity.

Restaurants will still need to comply with the state’s health protocols.

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