ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore’s new mayor has announced indoor and outdoor dining will be shut down this week to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Maryland’s largest city.
Mayor Brandon Scott made the announcement Wednesday. The restrictions will go into effect Friday at 5 p.m.
Scott also announced that capacity at religious facilities, retail establishments and malls will be limited to 25% maximum capacity.
The announcement came as the leaders of Maryland’s seven largest jurisdictions and Scott scheduled an afternoon news conference to urge state residents to adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines in their jurisdictions and across the state.
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