Philly Mayor Imposes New COVID-19 Restrictions

Per Mayor Jim Kenney:

These restrictions are for the city of Philadelphia only, but he’s encouraging neighboring communities to follow too because they share the same hospitals, etc.

  • Starting November 20th, 2020
    • No indoor events
    • No visits between households
      • No parties
      • No watching sporting events as a group
      • No Indoor weddings, funerals, or baby showers
    • Outdoor events
      • 10% capacity or 10 people per 1,000 sq ft.
      • Max number of people – 2,000
      • No food is to be served to discourage people from taking off their masks.
    • Restaurants
      • No indoor dining (everyone at a restaurant must eat outdoors)
      • Outdoor dining should be household groups only
    • Shopping
      • Limit five people per 1,000 sq ft.
    • Work
      • Everyone must work from home unless it is absolutely necessary to be on site.
    • Education
      • Childcare, elementary, middle school – allowed
      • High School & College – Online only
    • Closed
      • Gyms, Museums, Libraries, Theaters
      • Youth, Community & School Sports prohibited
        • Organizers are not to move games and practices to surrounding counties that have fewer restrictions in place.
      • Hair salons and barbers may continue to operate