• As of November 17, the Governor announced that all restaurants and bars must close by 10 pm. The state also mandated that all retail establishments will be limited to 50% occupancy. State health officials are advising against indoor gatherings greater than 25 people and non-essential travel. These restrictions go into effect on November 20.
  • On September 4, the Governor granted permission for a modified third phase of recovery, opening movie theaters and permitting concerts at limited capacity.
  • As of June 19, restaurants were able to operate at 50 percent capacity.
  • Reopenings decided on a county-by-county basis, following social distancing measures. Local governments have the power to determine reopening plans.
  • On July 24, Baltimore suspended indoor dining at bars and restaurants. The city is also mandating that people wear masks outdoors and when social distancing of six feet is not possible.
  • As of July 31, the Governor implemented a statewide ban on the sale of alcohol after 11 p.m. The statewide mask mandate was also expanded to now include anyone over the age of 5 as required to wear a mask in public. Not adhering to mask requirements is considered a violation and may affect licensing.