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Nashville Is Going Back To Phase 2 As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Spike

There's also a mandatory mask mandate.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper Announced Return To Phase 2 With Some Changes

Today, July 2, Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced that the city will be reverting back to Phase 2 after only being in Phase 3 for 11 days.

Starting tomorrow, Friday, July 3, Nashville will officially return to Phase 2, but with some modifications.

Moving forward, bars must close for a minimum of 14 days, restaurants, gyms and high-touch businesses may open at 50% capacity, retail stores at 75%, and gatherings will be limited to 25 people.

Mayor John Cooper

Cooper explained in a news conference this morning that more than 608 COVID-19 cases were reported so far today, Thursday, July 2. The Mayor also decided to cancel the city's 4th of July fireworks show.

In addition, residents must wear a mask at all times when leaving their place of residence under Order 8 according to Cooper's post.

Some facilities like metro parks, dog parks, basketball courts, playgrounds, tennis courts, skate parks, and little league sports can remain open at this time.

Via Mayor John Cooper's Twitter

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