• The Governor lifted all COVID-19 restrictions on April 9, 2021.
  • As of March 16, the state’s bars and restaurants no longer must adhere to capacity limits and separate standards. The Governor combined the restrictions for both establishments and extended Georgia’s state of emergency to April 6, 2021.
  • On November 30, Governor extended the current coronavirus restrictions until January 31. Restaurants must continue to adhere to strict sanitation and social distancing guidelines but are permitted to operate at 100% capacity. The Governor extended this again; it will now expire March 7. Businesses must continue operating with social distancing and sanitation requirements.
  • The Governor on November 13 extended existing social distancing and sanitization restrictions for businesses and gatherings in mid-November.
  • As of September 25, the governor renewed the State of Emergency to be in effect until October 10. A mask mandate has not been ordered, however, strongly encouraged in all public settings outside of the home.
  • As of June 16, 2020 restaurants no longer have to restrict the number of people who can sit together, and limits of the number of patrons per square feet were lifted. Bars were allowed to welcome 50 people or 35 percent of the total listed capacity, whichever is greater.