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Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

COVID-19 Restrictions: Baltimore to shut down indoor, outdoor dining

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( BALTIMORE, MD) Mayor Brandon Scott held a coronavirus briefing Wednesday morning with Dr. Letitia Dzirasa of the Baltimore City Health Department.

The mayor announced new COVID-19 restrictions for Baltimore City as cases and hospitalizations  continue to spike.

All food service establishments will be closed to indoor and outdoor dining starting on Friday at 5 p.m. However, carryout and delivery services may continue. 

Other restrictions: 

  • Religious facilities may not exceed 25% capacity
  • Retail and mall establishments may not exceed 25% capacity
  • Fitness centers may not exceed 25% capacity
  • Casinos may not exceed 25% capacity and are prohibited from providing food and drinks but may continue gaming operation
  • Theaters and outdoor entertainment venues must close
  • Indoor recreational establishments must close 
  • Outdoor recreational facilities may not exceed 25% of facility's capacity

For the full list of restrictions, click here.

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