Posted originally on The Conservative Tree House on November 24, 2020 by sundance
Yes, you read the headline correctly. Apparently the COVID virus can tell the difference between your grocery store and your local drinking establishment. Effective tomorrow Louisiana Governor Bel-Edwards is shutting down bars until AFTER Christmas.
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Many bars across Louisiana will be forced to close effective tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 25 until after Christmas.
The closures will come as a result of tighter new restrictions announced by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards Tuesday, Nov. 24.
There were 3,266 new COVID-19 cases and 39 additional deaths reported in the state overnight. “It is imperative that we take action and take action now,” Gov. Edwards said.
[…] Previously, if a bar was forced to closed because of high positivity rates in a parish, they were allowed to reopen if that rate dropped again. That will not be the case this time. Once a bar is forced to close, it must remain closed until the end of the governor’s order. (read more)
Pushed far enough, decisions are reached…