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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC; Partial OK for state's COVID-19 limits; Court permits ban on indoor worship if virus widespread

Jan 26, 2021 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

A federal appeals court on Monday struck down California coronavirus rules limiting indoor worship attendance to specific numbers but allowed the state to continue to ban indoor worship during times of widespread infection.

In a brief order, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals threw out rules that limited indoor attendance to 100 and to 200 people when a county has been placed in the second and third tiers for coronavirus risk.

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