PA, VA businesses back to 100% capacity: It's 'wonderful'
‘It’s about time’ CDC loosened restrictions for vaccinated Americans: Gianno Caldwell
The Hill correspondent Alex Gangitano and podcast host Gianno Caldwell weigh in on new CDC guidelines for vaccinated people, varying coronavirus restrictions from state to state and changes coming to congressional House seats.
Pennsylvania and Virginia businesses can now reopen at 100% capacity for the first time in months.
More than half of the states' residents have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccines, allowing for relaxed restrictions.
"We have made great strides throughout the commonwealth to stop the spread of COVID-19," Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said in a Sunday statement. "As we lift mitigation orders, it is important for eligible Pennsylvanians to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Getting vaccinated is our best defense against this virus and ensuring individuals and their loved ones remain safe as we reopen Pennsylvania."
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Pennsylvania businesses — including restaurants, bars and event spaces — can open at full capacity starting Monday, Wolf announced.
Tefa Ghatas, co-owner of the City Line Diner based in Harrisburg, told CBS 21 News that her restaurant is "going to get the people to come back and take care of [its] business." Ghatas had to close a location due to COVID-19 lockdowns.