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Comerica Park capacity increases to 20 percent, opening day April 1st

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JULY 27: General view of Comerica Park during the National Anthem prior to a game between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers during the home opener at Comerica Park on July 27, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

DETROIT, Mich - Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced on Friday capacity at outdoor stadiums will increase to twenty percent.

The announcement by Gov. Whitmer means 8,200 people will be allowed to attend events at Comerica Park in Detroit.

The previous rules allowed for one thousand people to attend events or games at the stadium.

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The Detroit Tigers released the following statement:

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Comprehensive health & safety protocols include required pre-arrival health screenings, mandatory mask wearing, physically distanced seating, contactless experience and CDC-recommended cleaning enhancements
  • The Tigers announced the following restrictions will be in place during games:
  • All attendees will be required to complete a Gameday Wellness survey no more than 24 hours prior to entering Comerica Park.
  • Facemasks will be mandatory at all times except when actively eating or drinking at a fan’s assigned seating location. Neck gaiters, bandanas and masks with valves are not permitted.
  • All points of sale will require cashless payment methods. Reverse ATM’s will be installed at Comerica Park ahead of the Home Opener, and contactless parking can be reserved in advance through The District Detroit mobile app.
  • Fans will be seated in pods with at least six feet of physical distance between other groups.
  • Select concession locations will be open, and food & beverage items can be ordered via mobile phone for express pick-up.
  • Physical distance signage and concourse decals have been installed to decrease contact near higher-traffic areas.
  • Touchless hand sanitizer dispensers with CDC-recommended products are located through the Comerica Park concourse.
  • Significant enhancements to cleanliness, disinfecting the venue to CDC standards including the use of UV-light technology.
  • All bags, purses and clutches are now prohibited, with medical or diaper bags being the exceptions.

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