Coloradans, you just got another way to support the local restaurant industry.

At a morning press conference, Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced that restaurants still open for delivery and take-out will be allowed to sell alcohol to patrons, provided they had a license to do so prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Details are still emerging about what this entails and what restrictions might be in place. This is a developing story.

A number of restaurants have already posted on their social media about this change, including the Wobbly Olive, which took the chance to boast about their large cocktail menu.

 

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YES!!!! 🙌 #wobblyoliveathome

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Last night, Governor Jared Polis announced that non-essential personal care services had been added to the list of mandatory business closures, including hair salons, spas, and tattoo parlors. He also extended the closure to April 30, including dine-in services at bars and restaurants.

In the most recent update from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), it has been reported that 277 cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Colorado.

Of these cases, 38 individuals are hospitalized and two have been confirmed dead. There have been 2,952 people tested. Note that CDPHE updates are reported a day late. There has been an additional death today in El Paso County, bringing the state’s COVID-19 death toll to three.

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