Gov. Cuomo lifting most yellow and orange restrictions amid lower coronavirus numbers

Gov. Cuomo gives a coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Gov. Cuomo gives a coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. | Photo: Gov. Cuomo's Office.

WNYT Staff
Updated: January 27, 2021 07:20 PM
Created: January 27, 2021 12:57 PM

Gov. Cuomo is lifting most yellow and orange restrictions in the state.

He made the announcement amid lower hospitalization and positivity rates statewide.

The restrictions still remain in place in some downstate areas.

There is still no decision on indoor dining in New York City, but it could soon resume at 25%.

As of the numbers, Gov. Cuomo says 5.44% of tests came back positive on Tuesday.

More than 8,700 people are in the hospital.

Sadly, another 170 people with the virus died.

You can watch Gov. Cuomo's full briefing here.


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