New red zone rules allow household members to share a table only indoors at restaurants in Ottawa

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New red zone rules allow household members to share a table only indoors at restaurants in Ottawa


OTTAWA – If you plan to go out for dinner and drinks at a restaurant in Ottawa, you will only be able to sit inside with members of the same household.
The Ontario government has announced changes to the capacity limits for bars, restaurants and other food and beverage establishments in the red control zone, including Ottawa.

Instead of a maximum of four people per table indoors, the new rules only allow members of the same household to sit together indoors in bars and restaurants.

“For indoor meals, customers can only be seated with members of their same household, with a few exceptions for caregivers and people living alone,” says new rules for the COVID-reopening framework. 19 from Ontario.

The rules applicable only to members of the same household sitting together indoors in bars and restaurants also apply to restaurants and bars in the Orange-Restrict zone.

Previously, a maximum of four people could sit together indoors in bars and restaurants in the Orange-Restrict and Red-Control zones.

Ontario announced new capacity limits for bars and restaurants on Friday. Indoors, the capacity is less than about 50 percent of the indoor dining area or 50 people maximum.

Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa businesses had asked the province to cap the indoor capacity of bars and restaurants in the red zone based on the size of the establishment, instead of a maximum of 10 people.

TWO ADULTS FROM HOUSEHOLDS SEPARATED BY TABLE IN GATINEAU

A maximum of two people of different addresses can sit together in restaurants in Gatineau.

Quebec’s COVID-19 restrictions for the “Level 3 Alert” state that a maximum of two adults from a different address can sit at the same table and be accompanied by children under the age of 18.

The occupants of the same private residence can sit together at the same time.

Quebec rules state that only customers with proof of residence in a region with the same alert level as the region where the restaurant is located can access the restaurant.

Reservations are required at all Gatineau restaurants, with the exception of fast food services.

CTV News Ottawa received an email from an Ottawa resident who said his mother, who lives in Ottawa, was invited to attend a Gatineau facility last week. The email stated that the woman had been refused entry.

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