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Michigan Restaurants Can Reopen For Indoor Dining Monday, But With Restrictions

(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Michigan bars and restaurants can open their doors to customers who want to be served inside starting Monday, Feb. 1.

A recent order from the state health department allows indoor dining with restrictions.

Bars and restaurants have to close by 10pm. They can only re-open at 25% of capacity or up to 100 people.

And businesses have to get contact info from diners for contact tracing.

The state health department says there are fewer COVID-19 patients in hospitals. And the statewide test positivity rate is also declining.

But officials say they're closely watching what happens with a more contagious coronavirus variant in Michigan.