Scaled again New 12 months’s celebrations in Occasions Sq. transferring ahead
There are not any plans to additional cut back or cancel New 12 months’s Eve celebrations in Occasions Sq., New York Metropolis Mayor Invoice de Blasio mentioned Thursday throughout an interview on the TODAY Present.
De Blasio mentioned the choice to maneuver ahead was made with well being leaders, regardless of the current rise in COVID-19 instances.
“This occasion is vaccination solely,” de Blasio mentioned. “It may be outdoor, vaccination solely, masks required, socially distanced.”
The annual occasion was already scaled back this year to fifteen,000 attendees.
In Las Vegas, plans are additionally transferring ahead with this yr’s fireworks present. As many as 300,000 people are expected in Sin City to ring in 2022.
The Metropolis of Miami has canceled the Huge Orange Drop in Downtown, after crew members examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The Metropolis tweeted, “a digitized laser Huge Orange shall be created with the standard countdown clock.”
The live performance and fireworks present at Bayfront Park will proceed as deliberate.