Governor Baker Orders Malden to Roll Back to Phase III, Step 1
Per the Governor’s COVID-19 Order No. 51, effective October 26, 2020, the City must revert back to Step 1 of Phase III of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan.
As of last night, October 23, Malden has been designated a High Risk/Red Community for three consecutive weeks. Per the Governor’s COVID-19 Order No. 51, effective October 26, 2020, the City must revert back to Step 1 of Phase III of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan.
What does this mean for Malden?
The following types of businesses cannot operate during Step 1 of Phase III:
• Obstacle courses and escape rooms.
The following types of businesses must reduce capacity to 40% (currently 50%) when operating during step 1 of phase III:
• Lower-contact indoor and outdoor recreation activities.
Additionally, outdoor gatherings in public settings are limited to 50 people from 100 people.
The attached document outlines the differences between step 1 and step 2. This document will be available on our website.
Should you have questions about the rules that apply to a specific business, please contact the Malden Health Department at BOHResponse@cityofmalden.org or call 781-397-7049 during business hours.