(St. Paul, MN) — Governor Tim Walz’s order to loosen some COVID-19 restrictions for gatherings, venues and restaurants is going into effect today. Under the governor’s order, up to 50 people can gather outdoors and 15 can gather indoors. Occupancy limits are also being removed for religious services, but social distancing is still required. Bars and restaurants can increase capacity to 75-percent with a 250 people limit, and bar seating is increasing to parties of four. Also going into effect today, all venues can open at 50-percent capacity with a limit of 250-people, but that cap varies for venue size. Masks and social distance requirements are still in effect.
Loosening Of COVID-19 Restrictions Goes Into Effect Today
By Ashley Hanley|2021-03-15T06:46:04-05:00March 15th, 2021|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!