Phase 2.5 for North Carolina
Lastly, Governor Cooper announced the state will move into Phase 2.5 Friday at 5:00 PM. The latest phase allows gyms and entertainment facilities to reopen with strict operational guidelines:
- Limit any customers in indoor areas to 30% Emergency Maximum Occupancy. Under this Executive Order, 30% Emergency Maximum Occupancy is the lowest number produced by applying the following two tests: 1. Limit the number of customers in the facility to thirty percent (30%) of stated fire capacity ( or, for spaces without a stated fire capacity, no more than seven (7) customers for every one thousand ( 1000) square feet of 15 the location's total square footage, including the parts of the location that are not accessible to customers or guests).
- Limit the number of people in any given room of the facility so that everyone can stay six (6) feet apart.