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Diners return in Dearborn, as MDHHS lifts some restrictions

"Kerby's Koney Island" by Nicholas Eckhart is licensed with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit

The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services is allowing in-person dining once again in the state.

Inside Kerby’s, every other table is marked closed for social distancing. The health department is limiting restaurants to 25 percent capacity and no groups larger than six.

Soledad Anaya and her sister are eating omelets and hashbrowns.

“It feels awesome like just to come in and have peace and sit down and eat and not have to like clean up anything. Sorry, but it’s true.”

The health department’s order also allows for concessions at casinos, movie theaters, and stadiums. It’s slated to last until February 21st.