Updated: February 12, 2021 06:41 PM
Created: February 12, 2021 10:45 AM
(ABC 6 News) - Governor Walz signed a new executive order today that loosens some restrictions on restaurants, entertainment, and gyms.
The changes outlined in Executive Order 21-07 take effect Saturday, February 13, at noon. Changes include:
In the press release, the governor's office cited the drop in hospitalizations and increased vaccinations have led to adjustments in COVID-19 mitigation efforts.
"Our small businesses have made enormous sacrifices for the health of their employees and communities," said Governor Walz in a press release. "Today, we can make these cautious, common sense adjustments to support them because of the progress we have made controlling the spread of COVID-19 and getting the most at-risk Minnesotans vaccinated."
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