Editor’s Note: Coronavirus cases remain in flux. Health officials advise delaying travel if you’re not fully vaccinated and caught up on boosters. This article was last updated on September 21.
If you’re planning to travel to New York City, here’s what you’ll need to know and expect regarding Covid-19 if you want to visit.
The latest news
New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul announced September 7 that face masks are now optional in multiple settings where they were previously required.
For tourists visiting New York City, that includes:
• Public transportation (such as subways and buses)
• For-hire vehicles (such as taxis, limos and Uber rides)