Yankee Stadium, Citi Field To Seat Fans In Vaccinated And Unvaccinated Sections, Offer Free Tickets With Shots

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 01: Fans stand for the National Anthem before the game between the New York Yankees against the Toronto Blue Jays during Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on April 01, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo shared big news for baseball fans Wednesday.
Starting May 19, people who are vaccinated can sit normally at New York Mets and Yankees games.
More news for baseball fans:
Starting May 19, full capacity seating at Yankee Stadium & Citi Field will be available for fully vaccinated people.
For unvaccinated the capacity will be 33% to comply with CDC social distancing rules.
Masks will be required for all fans.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) May 5, 2021
Unvaccinated fans must still maintain social distancing in sections with 33% capacity.
Cuomo also said vaccines will be available at the stadiums, and anyone who gets a shot can get a free ticket for a game.
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