Regal Cinemas Also Limiting Auditorium Capacity By 50% In Wake Of Coronavirus
We simply received phrase that Regal Cinemas is the subsequent largest chain stateside to implement a decreased auditorium capability dimension of 50% the place relevant and “with state mandates on social gatherings” says the exhibitor. AMC only in the near past introduced the same coverage.
Of the distribution bosses we’ve spoken to, we hear that they don’t anticipate any extra ratcheting down of the field workplace from what’s but to return as there’s little product within the market. The hope is that if this coronavirus goes away by summer time, we’ll all get again to regular, fingers crossed.
Regal has not closed its New Rochelle, NY venue which is within the containment zone outlined by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. I hear residents there, regardless of testing happening close by at Glen Island Park, aren’t being forbidden from residing their lives.
An announcement launched to Deadline from Regal reads:
“The well being and security of our prospects and workers is essential to us. We’re persevering with to comply with and monitor official steering from the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention and different public well being organizations.
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Because the state of affairs surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we’re ready to reply and be sure that Regal supplies secure venues for our staff and our company. We’re paying additional consideration to cleanliness practices with a number of the following steps:
- Educating our workers on prevention
- Emphasizing frequent and correct hand washing
- Cleansing excessive contact factors extra steadily
- Offering hand sanitizing cleaning soap in all restrooms
- Working with native well being authorities
Moreover, now we have decreased auditorium capability by 50% and are complying, the place relevant, with state mandates on social gathering limits. We welcome moviegoers into our theatres!”