New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday passed the absolute state ban on meetings of any size, allowing up to 10 people to group together as long as they still follow social distance regulations.
The order, issued on & # 39; eve of the weekend of & # 39; on Memorial Day, represents one of the biggest steps the state has yet to take to loosen rules that were adopted in March, which have no one but essential workers hinder collection unless they live in the same household.
However, the order still requires that people assemble to "follow social distance protocols and protocols for cleaning and disinfection needed by the Department of Public Health".
That means people still have to stay at least six feet away from other people, or wear a mask or face cover if they can't keep this distance in public.
New Jersey has adopted similar rules, allowing groups of up to 25 open and indoor meetings of up to 10 people.