Gov. Mckee announces loosened COVID restrictions by Memorial Day

Alexis Rapoza

News Editor

PROVIDENCE, R.I., -- At a press conference on Thursday, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee announced plans to lift the majority of COVID-19 restrictions on businesses by Memorial Day.

Photo via the Providence Journal

Beginning Monday, May 7, masks will no longer be required outdoors, although they are still strongly encouraged. Outdoor dining at restaurants will be allowed to function at 100% capacity and in-door dining, houses of restaurants and gyms will