Ohio will allow wedding and banquet receptions of up to 300 people to be held again starting June 1, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced yesterday, Cleveland.com reports. The move is the latest in a series of steps by Gov. Mike DeWine’s administration to roll back social-distancing rules set up weeks ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Husted, speaking at DeWine’s coronavirus briefing, said catering and banquet centers will be allowed to reopen under the same rules as restaurants and bars. That includes six-foot distancing between tables and no congregating, he said.
“We recognize that there are a lot of weddings and events that are important to people’s lives that can and should go on,” Husted said. “We are just asking that it be done safely — as safely as possible — to avoid the spread of the virus.”
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