NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Monday was another big day for bars and restaurants on the road to reopening in New York.

A midnight curfew for indoor service was lifted statewide.

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The 1 a.m. curfew for catered events also ended Monday.

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The move came as the statewide COVID positivity rate on a seven-day average dropped to 0.71%, a record low.

The outdoor dining curfew was lifted two weeks ago.

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