China will raise cinema capacity limits to 75%

A staff member wearing a face mask disinfects seats in a cinema as it reopens following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai
A staff member wearing a face mask disinfects seats in a cinema as it reopens following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China July 20, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

September 15, 2020

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will allow cinema capacity limits to increase to 75% from Sept. 25, the film association said on Tuesday.

The adjustment is still subject to restrictions, including reservations and mask-wearing, according to the association.

(Reporting by Lusha Zhang and Brenda Goh, editing by Louise Heavens)