Wilmington mayor: Dressing rooms to open with requirements; capacity for hotels increasing to 50 percent

Wilmington mayor: Dressing rooms to open with requirements; capacity for hotels increasing to 50 percent

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo announced several changes effective at 5 p.m. Friday, May 22, as part of the next phase of the city’s State of Emergency Declaration.

Saffo announced the following changes during a news conference Friday:

  • Capacity for hotels and motels has been raised from 25 percent to 50 percent
  • Sports facilities are closed. Five-on-five sports are allowed with spectators as long as they are social distancing.
  • Dressing rooms will be open with the requirement that clothes are sanitized after they are tried on and/or the clothing is taken out of commission for a day.
  • Auto sales businesses must have hand sanitizer available in showroom. Cars must be sanitize after each drive. Sales people can take part in test drives but must wear a mask.

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Posted by WECT News on Friday, May 22, 2020

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