Mayor To Lift Most Covid Capacity Restrictions May 21 – Masks Requirements Remain
by Larry Janezich
In today’s Situational Briefing, Mayor Bowser said she would order lifting of most Covid restrictions on May 21, as the rate of corona virus infections continue to fall in DC. Bars, nightclubs, large entertainment venues, and sports arenas will have to wait until June 11 before limits are lifted.
Residents, workers, and visitors will continue to be required to wear masks.
On May 21, there will be no capacity limits on the following:
- Restaurants (bars will be allowed to operate at 50% capacity)
- Weddings and special events
- Business meetings and seated conventions
- Places of worship
- Non-essential retail
- Personal services
- Private at home gatherings
- Libraries, museums, galleries
- Recreation centers
- Gym and fitness centers
- Office space
- Large sports and entertainment venues will continue to operate under a waiver process
On June 11, there will be no capacity limits on bars and large sports and entertainment venues.
On June 7, 50% of DC government workers will return to work.
On July 12, all DC government employees will be required to return to work.
Here’s a link to Mayor Bowser’s PowerPoint presentation from today’s briefing: https://bit.ly/33tH3wH