Tighter COVID Restrictions In Montgomery County

The County Council approved County Executive Marc Elrich’s proposal.

(Montgomery County, MD)  —  The Montgomery County Council approved new COVID-19 restrictions County Executive Marc Elrich proposed last week.  Those restrictions include closing indoor dining, further limiting retail capacity, limiting non-professional indoor sports to ten people and allowing religious entities to have gatherings of up to 25 people outdoors without approval.  Elrich said in a virtual meeting of county officials last week that he’s ready to put more restrictions into place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. They take effect today at 5 p.m.