• The Governor announced on January 15 that changes to an existing mandate will now require residents in 75 counties, down from 78, to wear facial-coverings and follow safety precautions until the end of February. Restaurants and bars may continue to operate at 75% occupancy, and may only serve alcohol to seated patrons and not after 11 p.m. Customers are required to be screened for illness prior to entry, and party size cannot exceed 10.
  • The Governor signed an order updating coronavirus-related restrictions effective December 11. The order also extends a restriction on bars and restaurants; these establishments may continue to operate at 75% capacity, and may serve alcohol only to seated patrons and not after 11 p.m. Customers must be screened for illness prior to entry, and party size cannot exceed 10 people. This order will end on February 3.
  • As of December 9, businesses can remain open provided they operate at 75% capacity and adhere to guidelines issued by the Mississippi Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The order also extends a restriction on bars and restaurants, which may serve alcohol only to seated patrons and not after 11 p.m.
  • Businesses are still required to adhere to sanitation and social distancing guidelines and should continue to take every measure to ensure proper precautions for customers.