The days of standing shoulder-to-shoulder at a bar or sharing a meal at a table for 10 are gone for now — and could take a long time to return even after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
U.S. restaurants are thinking ahead to a time when their dining room doors reopen to a changed world. Owners say there may be physical differences, like masked waiters, disposable menus or fewer tables so patrons can sit farther apart. There will be signs explaining cleaning procedures and glass dividers to protect cashiers. Disinfectant wipes might sit next to napkin dispensers.
STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) – Approximately 300 inmates in Stanislaus County will be released on Monday as a result of a statewide emergency order that set bail to zero for lower-level offenses to mitigate the spread of coronavirus in jail populations, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office confirmed on Sunday.
The state Judicial Council adopted the order on April 6 and said the decision was made to “safely reduce jail populations” during the pandemic.
A woman who helped organize protests against New Jersey’s coronavirus-driven stay-at-home orders is now facing charges for violating those orders, authorities said.
Kim Pagan, of Toms River, allegedly helped organize the small crowds that gathered in Trenton Friday to protest Gov. Phil Murphy’s order essentially shutting down the state due to the virus — which has infected nearly 80,000 people and killed almost 4,000 in just six weeks.