Effective as of April 30 at 5pm, North Carolina will end mask mandate for outdoors only. Statewide requirement for face coverings in indoor public spaces will continue. Restaurants and breweries are operating their dining rooms at 75% and outdoor patios at 100% capacity. Mass gathering limits increase to 100 ppl indoors and 200 ppl outdoors. Bars, nightclubs, and dance halls are operating at 50% capacity. Movie theaters, music halls and venues for live performances can operate at 50% capacity.