Confusion reigned in California late last week as state health officials issued new guidelines for 19 counties that ordered breweries and bars to close down – and then revised the orders 48 hours later to allow breweries and bars to reopen as long as all seating was outside and all alcohol was sold in conjunction with food. The 19 counties make up about 70% of the state’s population.
Wisconsin on Wednesday, the Madison-Dane County public health department ordered indoor service at bars to stop for at least a month Indoor dining at restaurants is allowed to continue in Dane county, but capacity has been reduced from 50% to 25%.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer also ordered indoor bars to close in much of the lower state including Detroit. Outdoor service and cocktails to-go at bars can continue.