Thursday 26 November, 2020

In-house dining at restaurants resumes but restrictions on bars remain

File photo: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley

File photo: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has announced further adjustments to the COVID-19 restrictions including the resumption of in-house dining at restaurants.

Dr Rowley provided the update while speaking at a media conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St Anns on Saturday.

Restaurants will be allowed to resume in-house dining at 50 percent capacity in groups of no more than ten. However, alcohol must not be served at these establishments.

Restrictions prohibiting on-site consumption in bars remain in place.

Additionally, cinemas will continue to operate at 50 percent capacity but food can now be served.

Professional sporting teams can also resume activity while religious services will be extended to 90 minutes. 

The Prime Minister added Caribbean Airlines will be asked to increase flights to Tobago.

This is a developing story and will be updated shortly. 

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