Gatherings in Nashville limited to 8 people beginning Monday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Public and private gatherings in Nashville and Davidson County will be limited to a maximum of eight people beginning the week of Thanksgiving to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

During his weekly news briefing Thursday morning, Mayor John Cooper said the public health orders will be amended to restrict all gatherings to eight people, whether at a restaurant or in a backyard, starting Monday, Nov. 23.

The current order allowed for a maximum of 25 people to gather in a group.

Mayor Cooper also announced all indoor extracurricular activities within Metro Nashville Public Schools will be paused until further notice.

John Cooper Rule of 8

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