State News : Kentucky

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Jones Howard Law, PLLC
334 Beechwood Dr., Suite 403
Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017
(859) 594-4200

Gov. Beshear has issued new Covid-19 restrictions, effective 5:00, p.m., Fri., Nov. 20th through 11:59 p.m., Sun., Dec. 13th (see below).

Gov. Beshear New Restrictions begin Today at 5
 This week Gov. Andy Beshear announced new statewide restrictions on Wednesday to slow the surge of COVID-19 cases. (read the full release HERE)
The new restrictions for restaurants; bars; social gatherings; indoor fitness and recreation centers; venues and theaters; and professional services are effective at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13. 
Here’s what you need to know;
  • Restaurants, Bars – 
  • No indoor food or beverage consumption 
  • Carryout and delivery is encouraged
  • Socially distanced outdoor seating still allowed
  • Social Gatherings–
  • Up to eight people from a maximum of two households
  • Gyms, fitness centers, pools, other indoor recreation facilities – 
  • 33% capacity limit
  • masks must be worn while exercising
  • No group classes, team practices or competitions 
  • Venues, event spaces and theaters – 
  • Each room is limited to 25 people. This applies to indoor weddings and funerals, but excludes in-person worship services, Governor will provide more recommendations.
  • Professional services – 
  • Office-based businesses limited to 33% of employees
  • All employees who are able to work from home must do so
  • All businesses that can close to the public must do so
  • Schools – 
  • All public and private schools (K -12) to cease in-person instruction:
  • Middle and high schools will remain in remote or virtual instruction until at least Jan. 4, 2021.
  • Elementary schools may reopen for in-person instruction Dec. 7 if their county is not in the red zone and the school follows all Healthy at School guidance.