North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper will maintain a information convention right now to define the updated COVID-19 security restrictions for the month of May.
The current phase of Cooper’s reopening plan expires on Friday.
The present order limits most out of doors gatherings to 100 individuals and indoor gatherings to 50 individuals. Retail institutions can function at full capability underneath the order, whereas eating places are restricted to 75% capability inside.
Bars, live performance venues and sports activities arenas are restricted to 50% capability underneath the order.
Cooper stated in a information convention final week that almost all COVID-19 restrictions affecting companies and social gatherings might be lifted by June 1, however that some model of the masks mandate will stay in place.
Cooper will seem with North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen.
How to watch Gov. Cooper’s press convention
Today’s information briefing will begin at 2 p.m.
The briefing may be streamed reside at ncdps.gov/news-conference. It can be delivered in English, Spanish and American Sign Language.
In the Triangle space, information stations ABC11, CBS 17 and WRAL will televise the press convention (CBS 17 will swap to streaming for the Q&A portion). Those retailers, together with PBS NC, will even stream the briefing on their web sites and information apps.
If you possibly can’t watch or stream, you possibly can pay attention reside on WPTF radio, on 680 AM and 98.5 FM.