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Abbott said restaurants, retail shops, gyms, museums, office buildings and factories are allowed to increase to 75% capacity starting Monday.
Hospitals can resume elective procedures.
Nursing homes and assisted living facilities can begin allowing visitations again, but they must continue to observe certain health protocols. Also, there must not be an outbreak of COVID-19 at the facility.
Bars must remain closed for now.
Abbott said that is because bars are nationally recognized as places where COVID-19 spreads
“We are focused on finding ways to get them open,” Abbott said, noting that some bar owner associations have made recommendations to health officials about how they can safely reopen.
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