COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says pro sports teams could allow up to 30% of fans in stadiums this spring under a pandemic-related plan for sports.
The governor said Monday that the expanded fan capacity would apply to the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds along with minor baseball teams and the Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati major league soccer clubs.READ MORE: Kennywood Following CDC Guidance, Masks Not Required For Fully Vaccinated Guests
DeWine cautions the proposal could change if the coronavirus variant spreads rapidly.READ MORE: Police: Woman Hits Another Woman With 10-Pound Log Of Prepackaged Meat At Walmart
The governor says the 30% figure is contingent on fans being masked and practicing proper social distancing.
DeWine also says nursing homes may soon be allowed to offer more visitation.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 144 New Coronavirus Cases, Bringing County Total To 99,853
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