KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced an update to the city’s COVID-19 restrictions Friday.
Lucas made the announcement in a noon news conference at City Hall.
Kansas City is currently under an emergency order that limits gatherings to 10 people and caps bar and restaurant capacity at 50%. Bars and restaurants also have to close at midnight.
Masks have also been mandatory inside of businesses since June.
Kansas City has seen COVID-19 cases decline in recent weeks, with the current positivity rate of 4.6% per 100,000 residents, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.