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Today, Governor Walz addressed Minnesotans and announcing the next three steps in easing COVID-19 restrictions. Most restrictions will end May 28 and the statewide masking mandate will end July 1 or before. Overview of the steps:
May 7:

  • No limits/masks for outdoor events, except masks at large venues with over 500 people.
  • No early bar and restaurant closing time.

May 28:

  • Remaining limits end, including restrictions on indoor events, except when there are more than 500 people.
  • Capacity restrictions end but businesses must have a safety plan guided by a universal state guidance document.

July 1 or earlier:

  • Statewide masking mandate dropped no later than July 1, but earlier if we reach 70% vaccination.

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Source: Minnesota Retailer Association