Fines for mass gatherings in the affected areas will be up to $15,000. The fines for not social distancing or refusing to wear a mask will be up to $1,000.
“We understand the frustrations people are feeling,” de Blasio said.
Cuomo takes aim at houses of worship, mass gatherings
In the red zones, schools will close to in-person learning, only essential businesses could remain open, restaurants can only offer takeout, and houses of worship can only have 10 people inside at a time for services.
In orange zones, schools also will be remote-only, restaurants can only offer outdoor dining, and businesses considered high risk will are ordered to close. Houses of worship can only have 25 people inside.
Red Zone — Cluster Itself
Houses of Worship: 25 percent capacity, 10 people maximum
Mass Gatherings: Prohibited
Businesses: Only essential businesses open
Dining: Takeout only
Schools: Closed, remote only