Mayor Lucas announces update in Kansas City’s COVID-19 guidelines Friday

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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.

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