public health

City Shuts Down Tracey’s For Violating COVID-19 Rules

Sep 23, 2020

Tracey’s Original Irish Channel Bar has been shut down by city officials for violating the city’s coronavirus guidelines, according to a letter posted to twitter by Mayor Latoya Cantrell.

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The City of New Orleans could announce a plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions on businesses as early as the end of next week, according to Director of Communications Beau Tidwell.

Gov. John Bel Edwards loosened Louisiana’s coronavirus restrictions Thursday to allow bars to serve alcohol until 11 p.m. — one hour later than the previous restrictions allowed.

Fans won't be allowed inside the Superdome for either the season opener, or the following home game on Sept. 27.
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The City of New Orleans will not allow tailgating on public property during the season-opening Saints game this Sunday.

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New Orleans will remain in Phase 2 of its coronavirus reopening as the rest of the state moves to Phase 3 on Friday under Gov. John Bel Edwards' order.