Great news for sports fans in Milwaukee and elsewhere as the number of new COVID cases continues to decrease to levels not seen since the early days of the pandemic. Due to relaxed restrictions by Milwaukee Commissioner of Health Kirsten Johnson, both the Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Brewers will increase allowed attendance to 50 percent capacity. For the Brewers the change will take place in time for this coming Saturday and Sunday's games v. Atlanta. Fiserv Forum will increase to 50 percent effective for the first round of the NBA playoffs. Over the past several weeks the Brewers have allowed 25 percent capacity while the Bucks capped capacity at 18 percent. In Massachusetts, the Boston Bruins increased capacity to 25 percent this weekend, with both the Red Sox, Celtics and minor league facilities following suit. Amusement parks will also be allowed to open to 50 percent capacity. In Nashville, 12,135 will be allowed inside Bridgestone Arena for NHL playoff games, along with full capacity for other events.
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