New York wedding offices closed due to coronavirus pandemic, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Twitter today that the state will allow the issuance of marriage licenses remotely and, instructed its employees to conduct ceremonies via video. He did not mention a specific video conferencing platform but apparently Zoom with a capacity of 100 people will have its honorary.
With most people being in some kind of home stay and social distances growing due to the pandemic, New Yorkers have a chance to keep their wedding dates, inviting friends and family to join in at a distance.
His command Governor of New York enables couples who were planning their wedding but had not yet obtained their permits to obtain the necessary documents via video.
Also during Saturday's briefing, Cuomo said inpatients and intubated patients in New York continued to decline and that New York may have climbed to the top and is on the verge of escalating the disease. However, he said, 540 people died from the coronavirus in New York on Friday, bringing the state's death toll to 13.362.