WASHINGTON – D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued new guidelines for District bars and restaurants in an attempt to curb the spread of coronavirus. The new restrictions include the prohibition of bar seating, tables for more than six people and the operation of nightclubs entirely. Service to standing customers will also be suspended, and tables must be at least six feet apart.
There were 16 confirmed coronavirus cases in D.C. as of Saturday night.
(Thread) This notice clarifies the actions restaurants, taverns, nightclubs, and multi-purpose facilities must take to comply with the District of Columbia Department of Health’s (DC Health) Emergency Rulemaking to Prohibit Mass Gatherings effective March 13, 2020.
— Mayor Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) March 15, 2020