New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced that the Mets and the Yankees will be capable to start the season with followers at dwelling video games, with capability being capped at 20% and followers being required to comply with security protocols.
“We’re heartened by the Governor’s choice to permit us to start the season at Yankee Stadium with a 20% capability and provide our deep appreciation for his workplace’s diligent work and steering,” Yankees managing common companion Hal Steinbrenner stated in a press launch.
Mets proprietor Steve Cohen additionally thanked Gov. Cuomo, saying that the Mets have been enthusiastic about “welcoming the very best followers in baseball again” whereas calling the choice a “important step in New York’s restoration from COVID.”
Cuomo additionally stated that capability might enhance over the course of the season if the COVID charges proceed to enhance in New York, with the Yankees expressing optimism “that testing necessities could be eased by mid-Could 2021.” Each Yankee Stadium and Citi Area are presently getting used as COVID-19 vaccination websites, and the Yankees confirmed their stadium will proceed to be all through the season.
Followers attending the video games shall be required to have damaging check outcomes for COVID or present proof that they’re vaccinated. Every fan can have her or his temperature taken upon entry, and all attendants above the age of two shall be required to put on a masks.