Gianforte rescinds most COVID-19 mandates
Last updated 1/14/2021 at 12:06pm
At a press conference Wednesdsay afternoon, Gov. Greg Gianforte announced a revision to the COVID-19 mandates of his predecessor that effectively eliminates any restrictions on gathering size, the operating hours of restaurants, bars, breweries and casinos or their in-dining-room capacity.
This new directive will go into effect Friday at 5 a.m.
Gianforte said his administration has consulted with public health experts, health care providers, and business leaders before making this decision, which he said was an effort refocus the state toward personal responsibility.
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