New Measures to Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations, Effective Friday November 6
On Monday November 2, 2020 , the Baker-Polito Administration announced a series of target measures to disrupt the increasing trend of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. These measures will go into effect on Friday November 6, 2020.
Stay at Home Advisory: Beginning on Friday November 6, 2020, all residents of Massachusetts are advised to stay home between the hours of 10pm and 5am.
Early Closure of Businesses and Activities: Effective Friday November 6, 2020, certain businesses and activities must close to the public each day between the hours of 9:30 PM and 5:00 AM.
Face Covering Order: Effective Friday November 6, 2020, all persons are required to wear face-coverings in all public places, even where they are able to maintain 6 feet of distance from others.
Order Limiting Size of Gatherings: Effective Friday November 6, 2020, indoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 10 people and outdoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 25 people. Organizers of gatherings must report known positive COVID-19 cases to their local health department and cooperate with contact tracing. The order establishes fines for violations.