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Phase 3 Update

Posted on October 8, 2020 by admin


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Governor Lamont recently announced that Connecticut would move forward with Phase 3 of reopening beginning TODAY, Thursday, October 8th.

Phase 3 Business Updates include:

  • Increase from 50 percent to 75 percent capacity indoors – subject to COVID-19 safety requirements – for restaurants, personal services, hair salons, barber shops, and libraries;
  • Outdoor event venues (e.g. amphitheaters, race tracks, etc.) will increase from 25 percent to 50 percent capacity with masks and social distancing requirements;
  • Indoor performing arts venues will be able to open at 50 percent capacity with masks and social distancing requirements; and
  • Bars and nightclubs will continue to remain closed

Phase 3 Indoor/Outdoor Gathering Updates:

Indoor Updates

  • Indoor capacity at Private – Social and Recreational establishments have increased to 50 percent and capped at 100. At a private residence, 25 people are permitted.
  • Indoor graduation capacity is permitted at 50 percent and capped at 200 (with masks and social distancing)
  • Indoor religious gatherings have increased capacity to 50 percent and capped at 200 (with masks and social distancing)

Outdoor Updates

  • Outdoor capacity at Private – Social and Recreational establishments are capped at 150
  • Outdoor graduations have increased capacity to 50 percent (6-foot spacing, no caps, with masks and social distancing)
  • Outdoor religious gatherings can be at 50 percent capacity (6-foot spacing with masks and social distancing)

To read more on these updates, click here.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact me at Whit.Betts@housegop.ct.gov or (800) 842-1423 with any questions or concerns related to state government. You can also follow my legislative activity by visiting my website, www.RepBetts.com, or on my Facebook page at www.facebook.com/repbetts.

Sincerely,

State Representative Whit Betts