• 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.
  • A mask mandate remains in effect for any person over the age of two in public settings with non-household members when social distancing is not possible.
  • The Governor said the second phase will begin on June 20, 2020. Indoor facilities including gyms, hotels, personal services, indoor restaurants (though no bars) will be allowed to re-open.