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Hogan Lifts All Capacity Limits for Dining, Retail, Religious Venues

March 10th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Maryland will lift all capacity limits for outdoor and indoor dining, as well as other establishments starting March 12 at 5 p.m.  For dining, only seated and distanced service will be allowed. Crowding in bars will not be permitted. Capacity limits for retail, religious facilities, fitness centers, casinos, personal services, indoor recreational establishments will also lift Friday. Large outdoor and indoor venues may expand to 50% capacity. This includes conferences and wedding venues, concert venues, conventions, theaters, racing facilities and other outdoor entertainment and sporting venues- including Camden Yards and Pimlico. The governor said masking, physical distancing and other safety measures will remain in place for all outdoor and indoor businesses and establishments. This includes keeping the statewide masking order in full effect. It is still required at any public indoor facility, when using public transportation, and in outdoor public areas where physical distancing is impossible…