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Hogan tightens Maryland indoor dining restrictions | TheHill

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced that restaurants open for indoor dining in the state would have to further lower their maximum capacity as the state heads in the “wrong direction” in its battle to slow the spread of COVID-19.

At a press conference Tuesday the governor stated that Maryland businesses offering indoor dining must reduce their capacity from 75 percent of normal levels to 50 percent, while discouraging indoor gatherings of more than 25 people, including in private residences.

“Too many residents and businesses have COVID fatigue and have begun letting their guard down,” Hogan said Tuesday, adding that existing guidance prohibiting bars from offering standing service, requiring social distancing between patrons and banning large groups was “not being followed.” Read from source….