Sacramento Bars Ordered to Shut Down Beginning Tonight

June 29, 2020

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Just days after California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that bars in several counties had been ordered to close, including recommendations that other counties do the same (including Sacramento,  Sacramento has announced that beginning tonight (Monday) at 6pm bars were being order to close because of the surge of COVID-19 cases.  

Factors such as alcohol impairing peoples judgement from wearing their face masks and social distancing as well as people raising their voices to speak over music and crowd noise increasing droplets have made bars a business category health officials fear can contribute to the spread of coronavirus.    

Businesses that have sit down and dine in food options may stay open.