All activities authorized under the State’s Orange Tier, including indoor dining, can resume in accordance with State capacity limits and safety protocols, including:
- Restaurants - indoor dining at maximum 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer, and live entertainment is allowed;
- Retail stores indoors 100% capacity with modifications;
- Bars where no meal is provided, outdoors only;
- Wineries, breweries and distilleries indoors at 25% capacity or 100, whichever is fewer;
- Gyms and fitness centers indoors at maximum 25% capacity, with indoor pools open;
- Hotels open with modifications; dining and fitness facilities within hotels at 25% capacity
- Arts, music and theater performances outdoor only and for up to 50 people with social distancing.
- Movie theaters at maximum 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer;
- Family entertainment centers indoors at maximum 50% capacity with modifications for areas of increased risk of proximity;
- Museums, zoos and aquariums at 50% maximum indoor capacity; and
- Stadiums and permanent outdoor venues, 20% capacity and other restrictions
- Places of Worship, 50% capacity.
- Telework is still encouraged: Offices with 20+ workers can open at 25% capacity; less than 20 staff do not have capacity limit but must have distances of more than six feet from each other.
- Workers can go into work to complete jobs they can’t complete from home.
The announcement comes with the reminder that though allowed, indoor activities remain high risk. Please stick to the protocols, which include mask-wearing, social-distancing, avoiding crowds, enjoying the outdoors and getting vaccinated when it's your turn.
Although cases are decreasing, the impact is still great. For example, on Wednesday San Jose State announced it had to put its spring football program on pause due to COVI-19.
Santa Clara County Press Release
Watch - ABC7 report from Tuesday