• The Governor announced that COVID-19 restrictions, with the exception of indoor mask-wearing, will be phased out by May 19, 2021.
  • The Governor relaxed outdoor dining restrictions on April 14. Restaurants may now offer outdoor dining at 100% capacity.
  • Starting March 4, the state lifted capacity restrictions for many businesses, while capacity guidelines for bars and restaurants and the mask mandate will remain in effect. Restaurants still have an 11 p.m. curfew.
  • On February 13, restaurants in Connecticut have been allowed to stay open until 11 p.m., giving them an extra hour for business. They must still limit capacity to 50%. The state has authorized local health directors to impose a $10,000 fine per violation on businesses that hold events over capacity limits. This order remains in effect.
  • As of November 16, the Governor tightened restrictions on the state and brought Connecticut from its Phase 3 of reopening back to a modified Phase 2. Restaurants would be required to reduce capacity back down to 50%, and all indoor dining must close at 9:30 p.m. Social gatherings were also further limited.