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NY Governor Orders Restaurants, Bars and Gyms To Close At 10 P.M.

New York State Restaurant Association calls order by Gov. Cuomo "a huge blow to the restaurant industry that is desperately trying to stay afloat."

NY Governor Orders Restaurants, Bars and Gyms To Close At 10 P.M.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that starting Friday gyms and any business with a state liquor license must close at 10 p.m. 

Indoor gatherings at private residences will be limited to 10 people. New York City was able to keep outbreaks relatively contained — after it was once the epicenter of the virus.  But cases are surging throughout New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.