Ohio governor’s Covid-19 regulations for sports: Masks, limited crowds and social distancing required

Ohio governor’s Covid-19 regulations for sports: Masks, limited crowds and social distancing required
FILE PHOTO: Colerain running back Syncere Jones runs for a first down in the Division 1 Football Regional Finals at Mason High School in Mason Ohio. (Jim Owens, Cincinnati Enquirer)

OHIO (WOIO) - Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine released COVID-19 regulations for sporting event spectators Wednesday, and the restrictions apply to youth, collegiate, amateur, club and professional sports.

According to the release, outdoor sporting events must stay below a 1500 person or 15% capacity.

Indoor sporting events must stay below a 300 person or 15% capacity.

Seating at each sports facility must allow for 6-foot distance between groups.

Groups can not be larger than four people unless the members of the group live together.

REQUIREMENTS PER THE RELEASE:

- Cloth face coverings (unless you are under 10 years old, you are communicating with someone who needs to see your mouth or you have a medical condition preventing you from wearing one)

- Six foot social distance

- Sit in assigned seating (if applicable)

- Follow one-way entry and exit pathways

- Stay home if you feel ill

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