By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Yankee Stadium will be at full capacity when the Yankees take on the Oakland Athletics on Friday.

The team announced Tuesday that they have received approval from the state, city and Major League Baseball to resume normal seating capacity starting on June 18.

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Ticketholders will no longer need to provide a negative COVID-19 test or proof of full vaccination in order to attend games.

The news came hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he was lifting most COVID restrictions across New York state in response to the the vaccination rate reaching 70%.

Social distancing requirements, capacity restrictions, health screenings and cleaning protocols are no longer mandated by the state, but may be required by individual businesses. CDC guidelines remain in place for schools, public transportation and health care settings.

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The Mets have not announced any changes at Citi Field.

CBSNewYork Team