• North Dakota’s mask mandate expired on January 18, 2021. Starting on that day, restaurants, bars, and event venues were allowed to operate at 65% capacity, but not to exceed 200 people. In-person dining is still prohibited between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., but takeout and delivery are still allowed during that time. This order remains in effect as of February 18.
  • On November 13,  the governor directed all bars and restaurants to limit capacity to 50%, and closed all in-person service between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.
  • The Governor extended the state’s mask mandate until at least January 18, and business restrictions until at least January 8.
  • Reopenings decided on a county-by-county basis, following social distancing measures.
  • Many businesses were allowed to open on May 1. Qualifying businesses included bars and restaurants, but they must maintain social distancing of six feet, inform all employees and customers that they should avoid entering the facility if they have a cough or fever, provide contactless payment systems and hand sanitizer, and encourage wearing face masks.