BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland’s casinos will limit the number of visitors allowed in their facilities by half beginning Monday due to the coronavirus.

The casinos made a joint announcement Saturday evening announcing the new policy.

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“Each of the five casinos will implement this reduction in ways that best create social distancing,” they said in a statement. “We expect elimination of chairs at slot machines and table games, limiting the number of patrons allowed onto the gaming floor, restrictions in food and beverage outlets and other measures.”

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