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Governor announces increased restrictions to combat the coronavirus

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts
Published: Nov. 9, 2020 at 9:38 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 9, 2020 at 1:25 PM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. - The Governor announced increased restrictions in a new Directed Health Measures that will be effective at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday through November 30.

  • Must maintain 6 feet of separation between people. Was a recommendation, now it’s a mandate
  • No more than 8 people per table at bars, restaurants and weddings
  • Must wear a mask in businesses where you have close contact with customers or patrons for 15 minutes or more. Example: salons
  • Participants at restaurants and bars must remain seated unless going to the bathroom or ordering
  • Only the household family can attend extracurricular activities like club sports or school sporting events
  • Indoor halls and events can have no more 25% of rated occupancy. This was previously 50%.
  • Dancing is prohibited except at weddings but guests can only dance near their tables where they are in groups of no more than eight
  • Health Clubs must maintain 6 feet of separation between people working out
Outline of new DHM for Nebraska
Outline of new DHM for Nebraska(State of Nebraska)
Outline of new DHM for Nebraska part 2
Outline of new DHM for Nebraska part 2(State of Nebraska)

The full detail from the updated DHM will be available later today, and this story will be updated.

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