Takeout Alcohol Sales in NOLA Now Prohibited
Mayor LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans announced today that takeout sales of alcohol will no longer be allowed, which closes all remaining bars that were operating in take-out capacities in NOLA.
The news was delivered by Danny Monteverde, reporter for WWLTV, via Twitter and you can see the information here @DCMonteverde
The move by Mayor Cantrell applies to restaurants who have been selling 'to-go' drinks as well as drive-thru operations like daiquiri shops.
COVID-19 cases in New Orleans have continued to be a problem with more hospitalizations being reported as well as deaths.
People have still been frequenting Bourbon Street and The French Quarter, buying to-go drinks from establishments in the area. This will no longer be possible with the Mayor's decision, which goes into effect Saturday at 6AM.
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