• Restaurants and bars in Maryland may stay open past 10 p.m. starting February 1. Indoor dining is still limited to 50% capacity.
  • As of November 17, the Governor announced that all restaurants and bars must close by 10 pm, and must reduce their maximum capacity down to 50% from the previous 75%. Restaurants must also close from on-premise dining between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.  These restrictions go into effect on November 20.
  • Previously, the state mandated that anyone over the age of 5 must wear a facial covering in any public setting where social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Reopenings decided on a county-by-county basis, following social distancing measures. Local governments have the power to determine reopening plans.