Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Dr. Virginia Cain of the Marion County Health Department have announced new restrictions to address the growing number of COVID-19 cases, particularly among young people.

At a virtual news conference today, they announced the following restrictions…

  • Bars and nightclubs will be closed through at least Aug. 12.
  • Restaurants will be allowed to operate at 50 percent capacity, but restaurants must close between midnight and 5 a.m.  Outdoor seatings can continue.
  • Personal services such as hair salons nail parlors will be by appointment only.
  • Gyms will be allowed to operate at 25% capacity.

The order goes into effect Friday at 5 p.m.

The city and public health departments are working with schools and sporting events on when they can open and go forward.

You can hear the Mayor and Dr. Cain in the Leon-Tailored Audio above.