NEW YORK - Further details regarding what would be allowed to reopen in New York City during Phase 3 were announced Friday.
During his briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Bil de Blasio said personal care services including nail salons, spas, waxing salons, massage parlors, tattoo parlors, piercing parlors can reopen on July 6.
Indoor dining, sports and recreation facilities in public parks including basketball courts, soccer fields, volleyball courts, tennis courts, handball courts, bocce courts and dog runs are also slated to reopen during Phase 3.
Restaurants would only be allowed to serve customers at 50 percent capacity.
"It's going to be great for all New Yorkers, adults as well, but particularly kids who have been waiting for these outlets," said de Blasio during a briefing on the coronavirus.
Social distancing guidelines will be issued by the city and state including the mandatory use of face coverings.
New York City entered Phase 2 on June 22 which allowed for outdoor seating at restaurants. Offices, hair salons, retail stores and playgrounds in public parks were also allowed to reopen during Phase 2.