DENVER, Colo. (KKTV) – Mayor Hancock announced that the city and county of Denver are easing several public helath orders related to COVID-19. Denver officials say they are trying to strike a balance between being able to keep public life open and maintaining public health.
Denver is about to issue a new public health ordinance. Starting Friday April 16, Denver will have Level Blue capacity limits for most indoor categories such as restaurants, offices, and retail. You can find our public health missions and answers at https://t.co/pXT57Ry7r1 pic.twitter.com/xutEj74EbM
– Denver City and County (@CityofDenver) April 14, 2021
Starting Friday, the city and county of Denver are revising their mask order to eliminate the need for outdoor face coverings. Masks must still be worn indoors by those over the age of three and those using public and shared transport. Denver will also switch from “Yellow Level” to “Blue Level” on the state COVID-19 watch face, easing restrictions and imposing some capacity restrictions on outdoor events.
Both orders will be in effect for the next 30 days, and Denver officials will re-examine whether or not they need to be extended.
You can watch the full press conference here:
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