Hogan allows Maryland stadiums to open to fans at 10% capacity

Gov. Larry Hogan eased some restrictions on outdoor sporting venues Friday, paving the way for Maryland sports teams to welcome some fans back to watch games in-person.

Hogan announced that he had updated Maryland’s Covid-19 restrictions on the venues to allow spectators at 10% of a venue’s total capacity. Other public health protocols, including mandatory face coverings, social distancing and a ban on tailgating and other social gatherings, would also be required if a venue decides to open.

“With our key health metrics low and stable, we are taking steps to allow more spectators, including fans of the Baltimore Ravens and the Washington Football Team, to safely attend games in the stands,” Hogan said in a statement. “It remains important to continue following all of the mitigation measures and public health protocols that keep us safe, including wearing masks and practicing physical distancing.”

The Washington Football Team began bringing up to 250 audience members into the…

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