Kansas City, Missouri 2021-02-10 22:46:09 –
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that the state arenas and stadiums will soon be allowed to accommodate a limited number of fans.
For the first time in almost a year, fans of the state’s NBA and NHL teams will be able to participate in the game. This announcement can also be seen as welcome news for the Mets and the Yankees. The Mets and Yankees could have their first fans in April near 18 months.
According to Cuomo, arenas and stadiums with a capacity of more than 10,000 can occupy 10% of the seats. The arena implements socially distant seats with fans located in remote locations.
Fans must have a negative coronavirus test 72 hours before the event to win an entry. In addition, it is necessary to perform temperature screening at the venue and always wear a mask.
MSG has announced that 2,000 fans will be able to participate in the New York Knicks-New York Rangers match at Madison Square Garden starting February 23. The NHL’s Buffalo Sabers haven’t announced the number of fans they can attend, but said ticket information will be available soon. .. The NBA’s Brooklyn Nets said it will account for 10% of the game’s Barclays Center from February 23rd. The islanders did not announce an exact plan for the game this season, but welcomed Wednesday’s announcement.
Ten of the 30 NBA teams have allowed fans to enter the building so far this season. Only four teams, the Raptors, Magic, Rockets and Jazz, average over 2,000 per game.
Only three of the 31 NHL teams allow fans to enter the building.
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