Western New York, Capital Region Expected to Reopen Additional Businesses This Week, Says Gov. Cuomo
ALBANY, N.Y. — As the COVID-19 pandemic gradually eases in the state of New York, Western New York and Capital Region are expected to reopen additional businesses this week, according to a statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo on June 13. The regions will enter Phase III of Cuomo’s state reopening plan, which will include dine-in service at restaurants and the use of hotel amenities such as restaurants, spas and gyms.
Phase III will also allow youth sports with limited spectators to resume. Western New York is expected to enter Phase III on June 16 while the Capital Region is expected to enter Phase III on June 17. As of June 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported nearly 380,000 cases of COVID-19 in the state of New York and more than 30,500 deaths.