Mayor: Large outdoor event permits returning in Savannah

Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 4:04 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The mayor of Savannah announced Wednesday that large outdoor event permits are returning to the city.

The new COVID-19 guidelines for events will begin Nov. 1.

According to the city, large outdoor events within the city limits will be allowed without capacity limits. Public events inside city facilities will be permitted at 60 percent capacity.

Masks are still required in city-owned buildings.

The 2021 Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon will continue as planned on Nov. 6 and 7, with additional COVID precautions to limit interaction among runners. Included in these precautions is the requirement that all runners provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of their race.

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