Oregon gyms, theaters to reopen as restaurants demand relaxed health restrictions

Oregonians can hit the gym again and take in a movie, but if they go out to eat, they will have to do it outside, Gov. Kate Brown decided late Tuesday.

Currently, 26 of Oregon’s 36 counties remain at “Extreme Risk” for COVID-19 transmission under the four-tiered health metric Brown unveiled late last year. The system is updated every two weeks and based on case and positivity rates as reported by counties to the Oregon Health Authority.

Until Tuesday, counties in “Extreme Risk” were forced to keep gyms, fitness centers, theaters, museums, and other indoor entertainment venues closed.

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