As such, indoor performance venues and high-contact recreational businesses will once again have to close, while businesses permitted to stay open will be reduced to 40% capacity.
According to Baker, the decision was made to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, promote more social distancing, and reduce mobility. “Everybody has the ability to stop the spread,” he said.
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