Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott Announces New Capacity Restrictions in Response to Rising COVID-19 Rates in Baltimore City
Today, Mayor Brandon Scott announced an Executive Order with new capacity restrictions to contain the recent spike in COVID-19 cases citywide. Additional guidance from the City pertaining to this Executive Order is forthcoming.
Starting Friday, December 11th at 5:00 pm:
- Indoor gatherings, public and private, are limited to no more than 10 people.
- Outdoor gatherings, public and private, are limited to no more than 25 people.
- Indoor recreation establishments must close.
- Outdoor recreation establishments shall not exceed 25% of that facility’s maximum capacity. Sports programming and facilities controlled by Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Department will be closed and prohibited.
- Food service establishments must close both indoor and outdoor dining, with carryout, drive-thru and delivery service permitted to continue.
- Religious facilities, fitness centers, personal service establishments, museums, the Baltimore Zoo, the National Aquarium, retail stores and malls shall not exceed 25% of that facility’s maximum capacity.
- Casinos will be capped at 25% of that facility’s maximum capacity, and food and/or drink service is prohibited.
- Theaters and outdoor entertainment venues must close.
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