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


first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Image by Justin Gould / WNY News Now.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%.last_img

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