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Teller County to move to Safer At Home Level 2: Concern on state COVID-19 dial

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Posted at 5:17 PM, Nov 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 08:28:34-05

TELLER COUNTY — Teller County is moving into Safer At Home Level 2: Concern, or Level Yellow, effective Monday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says Teller County's incidence rates have "exceeded the Safer at Home Dial Level Blue Thresholds." The county has had 91 new COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks.

Under the new restrictions:

  • Restaurants may operate at 50% of posted occupancy indoors, not to exceed 50 people, excluding staff.
  • Houses of worship may operate at 50% of posted occupancy indoors, not to exceed 50 people, per room.
  • Indoor events may operate at 50% of posted occupancy not to exceed 50 people, whichever is less, per room.
  • Outdoor events may operate at 50% of posted occupancy not to exceed 175 people, whichever is less.
  • Casinos may operate their slot machines at 50% of the posted occupancy limit not to exceed 100 people per room indoors, whichever is less, excluding staff.

If COVID cases do not improve, the county will move into COVID-19 Dial Level Orange.

For more information on restrictions and guidance in level "yellow," CLICK HERE