Columbus , Online Desk : Ohio’s Governor Mike DiWine announced Thursday that outside dinning at restaurants and bars will resume on May 15 and inside dinning will resume on May 21, 2020. But restaurants and bars will have to create floor plan that follows social distancing rule.
Hair saloon and business that fall into the group will re-open on May 15. Governor Mike also said they are already highly regulated . Now they have been working on the best practices for re-opening during the coronavirus pandemic.
— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) May 7, 2020
As for employees, DeWine said gloves and food safety code guidelines already exist in food safety. It’s not likely to see cashiers and servers wearing gloves, however hand washing guidelines are expected to be enforced.
Open congregate space, like a dance floor, will remain closed during the first phase. However, this space can be used for the businesses’ social distancing area.
However, On Thursday, Ohio’s coronavirus cases rose to 22,131 with 4140 hospitalizations and 1271 deaths .
Bars and restaurants have been closed in the state since March 15th. The closures were due to orders from Governor DeWine, to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
(News Source -ABC6 )