St. Louis County plans to end indoor dining ban in January, depending on rate of COVID-19 cases

By NewsRadio 1120 KMOX

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page announced on Monday morning that a plan could be unveiled as early as next week on lifting the indoor dining ban.

He said the county health department has been working to come up with a plan to allowing indoor dining again, but there will be some new restrictions in place. He did not go into specifics.

He says they'll continue to monitor the daily rase of new COVID-19 cases in the region and the ban being lifted will depend on the rate of new cases.

Watch the full update from Page, here:

The ban on indoor dining has been a highly-contested order since it was put in place in mid November.

Last week, the Chesterfield Police Department announced it will not enforce the safer at home order nor orders from Page. The police department for one of St. Louis County's largest municipalities says it is "committed to supporting our restaurants and businesses" amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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