Governor Renews Emergency Powers And Eases Some Restrictions Beginning Tomorrow
Today Minnesota Governor Tim Walz renewed his emergency powers for another 30 days and announced some easing of restrictions, citing declining COVID case counts.
Measures being changed beginning this Saturday at noon include:
Restaurant and bars remains at a 50% indoor capacity limit, however the maximum capacity for indoor and outdoor is raised to 250 people. In addition, on-site dining is extended until 11:00 p.m.
- Food and beverage at outdoor events and entertainment is extended until 11:00 p.m. and outdoor space has a new maximum of 250 people.
Indoor events and entertainment remain at 25% with a new maximum occupancy of 250 people. Food and beverage services is extended until 11:00 p.m.
Gyms, fitness and pools remain capped at 25% capacity but the maximum number of people is raised to 250.
Celebrations and receptions in venues have limit of up to 50 people. These events may not occur between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m.
General retail remains open at 100% with COVID precautions including social distancing.