Houston mayor announces closure of all bars, restaurants

Posted at 5:37 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 18:37:49-04

HOUSTON, TX — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced the closure of all bars and restaurants due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Beginning at 8 a.m, on Tuesday, March 17, restaurants may only offer delivery, take-out or drive-thru options. All bars and nightclubs will close.

1. Restaurants may only offer delivery, take out or drive thru options
2. Bars, nightclubs are closed#COVID19

— Houston Mayor's Office (@houmayor) March 16, 2020

Events sponsored and/or permitted by the City of Houston will be canceled through the end of April.