DENVER (CBS4)– Starting Friday, May 21, face masks will no longer be required at Coors Field. Face masks will be encouraged for those who are not fully vaccinated.

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This is the latest in a series of loosening COVID-19 restrictions at the ballpark. On June 1, the capacity limit will expand to 35,000 fans. Previously, the number of fans at the stadium had been capped at 21,000.

DENVER, CO – SEPTEMBER 13: A general view of the stadium as the Colorado Rockies host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during a game at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on September 13, 2020. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Denver Department of Public Health and Environment gave Coors Field approval to increase capacity to 70% beginning June 1.

LINK: Colorado Rockies COVID-19 Protocols

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