Mass. governor announces COVID-19 reopening rollback
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced Tuesday that all communities in the state will return to Phase 3, Step 1 of reopening beginning Sunday. He said new infections and hospitalizations are “showing disturbing trends.”
“We cannot simply wait for the vaccine to get here,” he said. “Once again, our health care workers and our healthcare system are being put at risk.”
A move back to Phase 3 Step 1 will close certain businesses including indoor performance and high contact indoor recreational facilities. It will reduce the capacity to 40% for most open industries and restaurant tables will return to a maximum of six people, CBS Boston reports.
Limits on outdoor gatherings at event venues will go from 100 to 50. Anyone hosting private outdoor gatherings of over 25 people will have to notify their local board of health.
When eating indoors at a restaurant, patrons will also now have …continued .
[Source: CBS News]