Certain restaurants were trying to overturn the temporary indoor dining ban.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — A commonwealth court judge ruled in favor of Governor Wolf’s and Dr. Levine’s temporary indoor dining ban on Wednesday.

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This comes after several Pennsylvania restaurants and bars sued them, saying the state went too far with its mitigation efforts regarding indoor dining and alcohol sales.

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A hearing was held in court on Dec. 23.

Judge Andrew Crompton sided with Governor Wolf, denying the restaurants’ request for injunctive relief.

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The indoor dining ban will expire at 8 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2021.