Fla. Governor: Bars, nightclubs to close at 5 PM

Florida Governor Ron DeSantisd announced Tuesday morning all bars and nightclubs in the state will close at 5 p.m. (Photo by Matt Alaniz on Unsplash)
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BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) -- All Florida bars and nightclubs will close down beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Governor Ron DeSantis made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday morning. The closure will last for 30 days.

The governor also advised restaurants to operate at 50 percent capacity with seating staggered with a distance of at least six feet apart. He went on to encourage take out and delivery services. Restaurants are required to screen employees before they are allowed to work inside the restaurant.

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