Altus takes action to slow spread of Coronavirus

Altus takes action to slow spread of Coronavirus

ALTUS, Okla. (TNN) - The City of Altus has passed new restrictions to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.

Bars and restaurants will be limited to only allowing customers in at 50% of the establishment’s total capacity and allowing no more than six people at a table, unless the entire party is immediate family.

Gatherings that include more than 50 people will be prohibited, while the city will also be revoking all permits for parades, activities and other gatherings.

City officials are leaving the city parks open, but playgrounds, recreation, and fitness areas are going to be closed to the public.

These are set to go into effect Thursday at 12 am.

Violating the orders would be considered a misdemeanor and could be punishable with a fine.

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