Gilich: Bars, dining rooms must close by midnight

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich has announced that bars, taverns, lounges and dining rooms of restaurants must close tonight by midnight and until further notice.

Gilich made the announcement this evening after teleconferences with mayors and other leaders this afternoon. Other nearby cities have also announced similar measures.

Restaurants would be limited to take-out, pickup, delivery, or drive-through food service.

The announcement is in line with newly released Mississippi State Department of Health guidelines.

Earlier today, Gilich announced that non-emergency public buildings in Biloxi would be closed to walk-in traffic, and city business would be conducted via phone or email or through the city’s website. Public meetings, he also announced, would be limited to essential personnel, but meetings would be streamed live.
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See the Mississippi State Department of Health website
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