Governor Announces 2-Week 'Pause' to Slow Spread of Coronavirus

Date: November 20, 2020

On Thursday, Nov. 19, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced that Rhode Island will begin a two-week “pause” for certain parts of the economy rather than a complete statewide shutdown.

Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, the new restrictions will: 

  • Reduce indoor dining capacity to 33%.
  • Limit small retail shops to 1 person for every 100 square feet.
  • Request offices close if possible and allow work from home options.
  • Close bars.
  • Close recreational venues.
  • Close gyms, indoor sports facilities, and fitness clubs.

NFIB will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.

Be sure to follow https://reopeningri.com/ and https://health.ri.gov/covid/ for additional updates.

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