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Gov. Wolf Revises Mitigation Order on Gatherings and Lifts Travel Restrictions - Effective March 1, 2021

The Wolf administration stated in a press release, as cases continue to decline and
the
state’s vaccination plan is amplified, new mitigation revisions are eased on the mitigation order.
The revised mitigation restrictions announced include:
• Revised maximum occupancy for indoor events to allow for 15% of maximum occupancy,
regardless of venue size.
• Revised maximum occupancy limits for outdoor events to allow for 20% of
maximum occupancy, regardless of venue size.
• Eliminate out-of-state travel restrictions.
In November, the Department of Health provided an updated travel order requiring anyone over the
age of 11 who visits from another state to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test or place
themselves in a travel quarantine for fourteen (14) days upon entering Pennsylvania.
“Pennsylvania is taking a measured approach to revising or lifting mitigation orders,” Wolf said in
a statement. “The reason we are seeing cases drop can be attributed, in part, to people following
the mitigation efforts we have in place. Mask-wearing, social distancing and hand hygiene are
making a difference and need to continue even as we see more and more people fully vaccinated. We
need to balance protecting public health with leading the state to a robust economic recovery. We
are lifting mitigation efforts only when we believe it is safe to do so.”
The new revisions take place immediately.