Movie theaters allowed to reopen except in Rockland, Orange counties


ALBANY – The state gave the go-ahead for movie theaters to reopen at 25 percent capacity with up to 50 people maximum per screen.

Because of continued high rates of COVID-19 infection, they remain off limits in the counties of Orange, Rockland and Greene.

On Friday, Orange County’s red-zone focus area had a positive rate of 6.47 percent. Rockland County’s red-zone positive rate was 5.5 percent.

Statewide, the percent of positivity without red-zone focus areas included was 1.02 percent.

The region’s total positive cases and new positives by county are:

COUNTYTOTAL POSITIVENEW POSITIVE
Columbia6416
Dutchess5,31813
Greene4651
Orange13,13941
Putnam1,73115
Rockland17,12562
Sullivan1,6746
Ulster2,4027
Westchester39,398110

 



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