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.READ MORE: COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta Variant
Ticketholders will no longer need to provide a negative COVID-19 test or proof of full vaccination in order to attend games.
Back at full capacity in the Bronx.New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) June 15, 2021
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.MORE NEWS: Broadway Vaccine Mandate: Audiences Must Be Vaccinated And Masked; Performers, Crew And Staff Required To Be Vaccinated
The Mets have not announced any changes at Citi Field.