WASHINGTON (7News) — Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Monday that all capacity limits and restrictions in D.C. venues will be lifted on June 11.
According to the mayor, on May 21 capacity limits, activities, and time restrictions will be lifted on all businesses except bars, nightclubs, and large sports and entertainment venues. On June 11, limits and restrictions will be lifted for all venues.
Bowser also stated that she expects to approve a waiver for Monumental Sports to have 25% capacity for upcoming playoff games.
D.C. government is scheduled to reopen May 3 with 25% of employees returning in-person to the office. Beginning June 7 the mayor says up to 50% of employees will return to the workplace. Executive, expected and management service employees will be required in the office the majority of the week.
On July 12, all employees are required to be set and working in new "in-office work schedules."
Bowser concluded that she will not rule out new restrictions if the health system becomes strained by COVID-19.
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