The governor’s office outlines the easing of some indoor dining and entertainment restrictions


Sources told KSTP Tom Hauser that the eased restrictions will take effect on Sunday at 11:59 p.m.

According to the office of governor, the current restrictions on social assembly remain unchanged.

According to the governor’s office, bars and restaurants can operate indoors at 50% capacity, limited to 150 people. There can be six people per table, and these tables should be six feet apart. Seats are also allowed at the bar, but only couples are allowed and must be six feet apart. Reservations are required and indoor service is not permitted between 22:00 and 04:00.

Meanwhile, the gyms can operate with a capacity of 25% indoors, also limited to 150 people, the governing office said. Practitioners should keep nine feet away from others and limit fitness classes to 25 at a time. Everyone has to wear a mask. The pools are open for limited purposes for cruises, classes and organized sports activities.

Indoor entertainment – including bowling alleys, cinemas and museums – and events will be allowed, with a capacity of 25% and a capacity of 150 people, the governor’s office said. Masks will be required, and if food is served, the guidelines should be the same as those followed by bars and restaurants.

According to the governor’s office, outdoor entertainment and events can take place at a capacity of 25%, limited to 250 people. Social distance will be required.

For youth and adult sports, the rehearsals began on January 4th and the games will begin on January 14th, with spectators expected to adhere to the indoor venues guidelines. Masks will be needed. The governor’s office said there are competitions between the regions and out-of-state play is not recommended.

Religious services are expected to raise the previously set numerical ceiling of 250 people. Places of worship remain open at 50% capacity, according to the governor’s office, but without this maximum number capacity.

In addition, the governor’s office states that wedding receptions and other private parties may be conducted with restrictions. If food and drink are served at the event, the event is limited to two households or 10 people indoors and three households or 15 people outdoors. If no food or drink is served, these events will be subject to the event venue guidelines. According to the governor’s office, all related ceremonies, such as weddings or funeral ceremonies, are governed by rules for ceremonies and places of worship.

Stay tuned to 5 EYE NEWS and KSTP.com for the latest updates, including the governor’s address on Wednesday at 2 p.m.