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Corn mazes, haunted houses, and hayrides given the green light for fall

Some seasonal events that people are used to seeing in the fall will happen. They will look different, though.

Haunted houses, hayries, and corn mazes will be allowed this fall, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Masks will be required.

Mazes, haunted houses and fruit and vegetable operations must also operate with reduce capacity. Hayrides will be required to sanitize frequently-touched surfaces.

“New York state’s amazing outdoor attractions and recreational opportunities are a boon for families and communities during the fall season each year, and we want New Yorkers to be able to enjoy this time with their family responsibly and safely,” the governor said in a statement. “The new guidance announced today will ensure that these businesses can open to the public, allowing families to enjoy their favorite fall activities while providing a boost for our farming communities and local economies.”

Cuomo said the above-mentioned activities are considered low-risk for virus transmission.