Monday, March 15, 2021
Tre Ward, WBAL-TV 11
Friday was the beginning of the primary weekend with a number of counties following the governor’s order to ease restrictions, lifting capability limits on eating places, retail shops and extra.
For some, going to the fitness center is a life-style. However when life takes a shock flip and mandates to guard you from a virus are put in place, changes are needed.
“I simply see coronavirus as one thing that I have to be careful for myself as a person. I attempt to defend myself, get my exercise in, and go residence,” mentioned fitness center goes Duane Myers.
“Masks, primary! Wiping down all the pieces after you employ it and earlier than you employ, and the fitness center is fairly strict with simply carrying your masks as a result of should you do not put on one, they kick you out completely. So, type of need to comply with it,” mentioned fitness center goer Sweeten Ngegi.
Now, after a 12 months within the pandemic, following Gov. Hogan’s announcement, many restrictions within the state have been lifted, together with capability limits. Folks in Baltimore County went out this weekend to benefit from the first weekend with eased restrictions, that means no cap on indoor and outside eating at eating places.
“Simply the truth that everyone’s going to return again once more, it is nice information,” mentioned restaurant worker Ghiziame Kyail.
Whereas giant areas, like theaters and live performance venues, can function at 50% capability, the vast majority of the state as of Friday evening at 5 p.m. adopted swimsuit with the governor’s orders.
“Now we have been, actually, solely placing restrictions on what the Governor would permit. We have by no means accomplished something extra restrictive, so when the Governor began pulling again I believed it was time for us to do this, additionally,” mentioned Harford County Govt Barry Glassman.
This, as some gym-goers in Glen Burnie urged Marylanders to remain the course, stay protected, whereas having fun with their new lifestyle with out as many mandates.
“The fitness center is aside of your well being, so simply get out right here and use your self-awareness, and hold your self sanitized and clear and, you already know, hold your self protected,” Myers mentioned.
The governor’s masking mandate stays in full impact.