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New York City will shut indoor dining starting Monday, Gov. Cuomo says

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES – 2020/03/30: Following the arrival in NYC of the U.S. Naval hospital ship Comfort, NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo is seen during a press conference at the field hospital site at the Javits Center.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that restaurants in New York City will be forced to close their indoor dining sections, citing a rise of Covid-19 hospitalizations in the area.

The democratic governor said restaurants can continue to operate outdoor dining areas and offer take-out and delivery beginning Monday. Cuomo warned earlier this week that the state could close indoor dining if the city’s hospitalization rate didn’t stabilize.

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