The 2022 sign that will be lit on top of a building on New Year’s Eve is displayed in Times Square, New York, on Monday. Photo: AP
The 2022 sign that will be lit on top of a building on New Year’s Eve is displayed in Times Square, New York, on Monday. Photo: AP

New York scales back Times Square New Year’s Eve party amid Omicron coronavirus surge

  • Viewing areas that normally accommodate about 58,000 people will be limited to about 15,000, and revellers must be vaccinated and masked
  • The Big Apple saw a Covid-19 record earlier this week with 17,200 new cases recorded in one day

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The 2022 sign that will be lit on top of a building on New Year’s Eve is displayed in Times Square, New York, on Monday. Photo: AP
The 2022 sign that will be lit on top of a building on New Year’s Eve is displayed in Times Square, New York, on Monday. Photo: AP
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