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The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has issued and emergency order to re open Florida Bars starting Monday.

Gov. Ron DeSantis and DBPR Secretary Halsey Beshears issued the order, permitting bars and other alcoholic beverage vendors to resume sales of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises, according to a DBPR press release.

Bars and vendors will now operate at 50% of the facility’s indoor capacity, allow bar service to seated patrons and permit outdoor seating and service with appropriate social distancing.

The emergency order is was issued in an effort to assist the struggling hospitality industry due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.