Starting Fri., Nov. 20, Kansas City is under new restrictions amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the Midwest.
According to the city of Kansas City, restaurants, taverns and other venues must close by 10pm each night and restrict their total capacity to 50 percent or less. While being served at these facilities, all customers must wear a mask, both indoors and outdoors, at all times except for when actively eating and drinking, and all seated parties must include 10 or fewer people. Additionally, business operators must report any cases of COVID-19 among staff or patrons to the city's department of health.
Across the board, all indoor gatherings must be restricted to 10 or fewer people, and masks are required in indoor spaces when there is more than one person present and in outdoor spaces when social distancing can't be maintained.
The restrictions are set to expire on Jan. 16, unless modified or rescinded.