New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell announced yesterday that the city will move to a modified Phase 3 on Friday, March 12.
Cantrell said at a news conference that the city’s positivity rate is currently 1.5 percent and nearly 21 percent of Orleans Parish has received at least a first vaccine dose. Restaurants and businesses will be allowed to operate at 75 percent capacity. Gatherings will be limited to 75 people indoors and 150 outdoors. Live entertainment may be performed at bars, concert halls, music halls, and event venues following the capacity limits based on the business type.