Louisiana bars will be allowed to reopen this weekend after they were shuttered months ago amid the growing coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. John Bel Edwards said at a Monday press conference that the state can enter Phase 2 of reopening on June 5. The reopening of bars is part of that.
Louisiana is loosening its restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, allowing bars to reopen and expanding the occupancy re…
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, however, has said New Orleans will not move to Phase 2 with the rest of the state.
When bars reopen, they must do so at 25% capacity. That same limitation has been on restaurants and bars with food permits.
Public-facing employees must still wear masks.