New York Loosens Restrictions On Gyms, Salons In Orange COVID-19 Zones

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ALBNAY – New York State is loosening some restrictions on gyms and salons located in orange COVID-19 containment zones.

On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo held his second briefing via Zoom, where he stated that gyms and salons in Orange Zones can operate at a limited capacity of 25%, and testing must continue to be done.







Cuomo says that 74% of the current COVID-19 cases in New York State have been spread from households or small gatherings.

Previously they were not allowed to operate at all.







Below is a list of statewide contact tracing data, showing where new cases are coming from:

  • Private Households are driving spread – 74%
  • Households/Social Gatherings – 73.84%
  • Healthcare Delivery – 7.81%
  • Higher Education Student – 2.02%
  • Education Employee – 1.50%
  • Restaurants & Bars – 1.43%
  • Travel/Vacation – 1.06%
  • Sports – 1.04%
  • Public Sector (Police/Fire/EMS/Military) – 1%
  • Transit Public/Private – 0.96%
  • Manufacturing – 0.84%
  • Religious Activities – 0.69%
  • Construction – 0.66%
  • Retail – 0.61%
  • Professional Services – 0.55%
  • Elementary School Student – 0.49%
  • High School Student – 0.46%
  • Prisons/Correctional – 0.43%
  • Middle School Student – 0.19%
  • Auto Dealers & Car Rentals – 0.16%
  • Hair & Personal Care – 0.14%
  • Wholesale Trade – 0.14%
  • Building & Dwelling Services – 0.13%
  • Real Estate – 0.10%
  • Arts & Entertainment 0.08%
  • Gyms – 0.06%
  • Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry – 0.06%
  • Childcare – 0.05%
  • Power/Utilities – 0.05%
  • Accommodations – 0.02%
  • Media Production – 0.02%

Cuomo says he plans to continue to crack down on COVID-19 spikes in specific areas and does not plan a statewide shutdown; unless state hospitalizations go above 90%.













 

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