Posted on October 2, 2020 by iwano@_84
As coronavirus infections and deaths continue at a low, steady pace in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday relaxed more pandemic-induced restrictions — and encouraged residents to prepare for the upcoming flu season.
Nursing homes that have limited visitors to outdoor meetings will now be able to offer indoor visits if the facility doesn’t have an outbreak or any new positive cases in the last 14 days, Hogan said. If the local jurisdiction’s positivity rate rises above 10%, no visitors will be allowed, as well.
And child care centers can increase the number of children they serve. Providers will now be able to operate at full capacity.
Since May, Hogan has gradually lifted restrictions so that almost all businesses are open in some fashion, though most must operate with capacity limits and follow health precautions. Masks continue to be required in indoor spaces and outdoors when social distancing is not
Posted on September 25, 2020 by iwano@_84
A little more than a week before a delayed reopening, Bryant-Denny Stadium’s renovations are wrapping up.
Texas A&M will visit next Saturday in the first game in a reduced-capacity stadium that received an $107 million update.
The stadium will seat just under 20,000 fans as part of the social distancing requirements, Alabama athletics director Greg Byrne said in a Thursday interview with AL.com.
Byrne also revealed the new capacity of the 91-year old stadium when it can be filled to the brim again one day.
Bryant-Denny Stadium will now seat 100,077 after the offseason renovations to club and luxury seating.
It had a capacity of 101,821 since the 2010 addition of the south end zone upper deck and luxury seating.
The new capacity will not impact Alabama’s standing on the list of largest college football stadiums. It remains No. 7, just behind LSU’s Tiger Stadium that seats 102,321. Michigan Stadium