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Restrictions have been lifted in Alaska

Updated June 18, 2020

Life went back to the way it was “prior to the virus” on May 22, Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced. All businesses – including restaurants, bars, retail stores and gyms – will be allowed to open without any capacity restrictions and without needing to provide hand sanitizer or enforcing social distancing guidelines. Previously, Dunleavy and state officials had issued a number of health orders as a part of the phased Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan. The final two phases will be carried out simultaneously on May 22.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 11, 2020; ended on April 21, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Cosmetology

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 92 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 117 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 8.0% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Maine

Updated June 12, 2020

Gyms and personal care services can reopen June 12 in 13 of the state’s 16 counties. All businesses must instill added health and safety guidelines. Stage two of Maine’s reopening plan began Monday, allowing beaches and state parks to reopen. Groups of up to 50 people can now gather. Gov. Janet Mills reopened retail stores in the more rural counties May 11, with increased health and safety precautions in place. Restaurants in rural counties also reopened on May 18.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 2, 2020; ended on May 31, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Cosmetology

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 164 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 223 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 9.7% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Vermont

Updated June 13, 2020

Gov. Phil Scott will allow indoor dining at restaurants and lift some travel restrictions June 8. On May 22, Scott announced the resumption of some business operations, including outdoor seating at restaurants and bars, hair salons and barber shops and some additional health services. Vermont’s retail stores began reopening on May 18, with certain conditions. Big box stores were also allowed to begin selling non-essential items again. Child care programs and summer camps in will be allowed to open this summer — as long as they follow strict health guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Gatherings of 10 people or fewer were allowed with precautions and golf courses and some other forms of outdoor recreation reopened May 7, Scott announced May 6.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 24, 2020; ended on May 15, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 32 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 64 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 14.6% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/life/2020/06/10/vermont-restaurants-bars-indoor-seating-coronavirus/5322474002/

Restrictions are easing in New Hampshire

Updated June 12, 2020

New Hampshire’s stay-at-home order will expire June 15, and many businesses can reopen, including gyms, pools, funeral homes and others. Gatherings will no longer be limited. Beaches and personal care services reopened June 1, with public health guidelines. Restaurants, which were limited to takeout and delivery, will be allowed to offer outdoor dining starting May 18. Hair salons, barbershops, retail stores and drive-in movie theaters reopened May 11 with different requirements for the various industries. Retail stores, for example, have been limited to 50 percent capacity, and hair salons will not be allowed to offer services beyond basic haircuts and root touch-ups. Dentists resumed some routine work starting May 11 as well.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 27, 2020; ended on June 15, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 226 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 275 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 14.2% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Washington

Updated June 13, 2020

Non-essential medical procedures and services could resume May 18. On May 11, Gov. Jay Inslee outlined metrics that counties must reach before they are allowed to move through the state’s phased “Safe Start” plan. Most counties are in phase two, which allows restaurants to resume operations at limited capacity. And, as part of a contact tracing program, if restaurants offer table service, they must maintain a daily log of all customers with contact information and maintain the log for 30 days. Inslee said on May 8 curb-side retail sales in Washington could begin almost immediately for businesses with reopening plans approved by health officials. Five rural counties will also be able to relax some stay-at-home restrictions early as the state move through the reopening process.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 23, 2020; ended on May 4, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 2,846 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,105 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 16.4% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.kitsapsun.com/story/news/2020/06/03/kitsap-health-officials-looking-toward-next-reopening-phase/3137730001/

Restrictions are easing in Idaho

Updated June 20, 2020

Idaho moved into stage four of reopening June 13. Nightclubs and sporting venues can reopen with limitations, and gatherings of 50 or more can resumed. The state entered its third phase of reopening May 29. Bars, movie theaters, and waterparks can reopen with groups of up to 50 people. Gov. Brad Little gave the go-ahead to begin stage two of reopening Idaho as scheduled on May 16. Dine-in restaurants, nail and hair salons, and gyms can now reopen. Child-care centers were able to reopen May 1. Churches can reopen, with distancing and sanitation rules. Bars, gyms, salons, movie theaters and sporting venues remain closed. Restaurants can offer curbside and delivery service.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 25, 2020; ended on April 30, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 607 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 260 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 8.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Montana

Updated June 12, 2020

Montana entered into phase two of the states’s reopening plan June 1. Gov. Steve Bullock said that restaurants, bars, breweries, distilleries and casinos can run at 75% of capacity. Gyms, indoor fitness classes, pools and hot tubs can operate at 75% of capacity. Bowling alleys can operate at decreased capacity with social distancing guidelines. Some Montana schools reopened May 7 when Gov. Gyms, theaters and some museums reopened May 15 with reduced capacity, social distancing and sanitizing requirements.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 26, 2020; ended on April 24, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 116 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 56 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 7.4% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/2020/05/07/montana-coronavirus-movie-theaters-museums-open-next-week/3091401001/

Restrictions are easing in North Dakota

Updated June 13, 2020

North Dakota entered its low-risk level in its reopening plan, allowing restaurants to increase capacity from 50 to 75%. Banquets and weddings can have as many as 250 people and movie theaters can reopen at up to 65% capacity. Fitness centers can hold classes with social distancing.

Stay-at-home order: Never issued

Affected sectors: Retail, Cosmetology

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 208 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 219 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 6.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Minnesota

Updated June 12, 2020

Minnesota’s third phase of reopening began June 10, allowing movie theaters, bowling alleys, gyms and pools to reopen. Restrictions were also loosened for bars and restaurants. Under phase two, outdoor seating at restaurants and limited capacity of salons and barbershops could resume. Casinos began reopening May 26, with some restrictions, and places of worship could reopen with limited capacity May 27. Retail stores and malls are allowed to reopen, but must do so at 50% capacity and must have plans to keep workers and customers safe. Religious gatherings can resume with a 10-person limit. Doctors, dentists and veterinarians started providing elective surgeries again on May 11 but were required to create a plan to keep patients and health care workers safe.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 27, 2020; ended on May 4, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 2,449 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,585 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 10.6% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2020/06/05/third-reopening-phase-expands-restaurant-entertainment-options-covid-coronavirus-minnesota/3157645001/

Restrictions have been lifted in Wisconsin

Updated June 13, 2020

Wisconsin Supreme Court on May 13 struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ order shutting down daily life, marking the first time a statewide order of its kind has been knocked down by a court of last resort. The ruling, for now, immediately throws out the administration’s tool to control the disease for which there is no vaccine and comes at a time when Evers has already begun lifting some restrictions as the spread of the virus slows down for now.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 25, 2020; ended on May 26, 2020

Affected sectors: Parks, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 2,061 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,923 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 8.7% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2020/05/13/coronavirus-wisconsin-supreme-court-strikes-down-stay-home-order/5187774002/

Restrictions are easing in Michigan

Updated June 12, 2020

Hair salons, barbershops and other personal service shops, such as nail salons, can reopen in northern Michigan next Wednesday and in the rest of Michigan on June 15. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced June 1 that she has lifted the state’s stay-at-home order and that all Michigan bars and restaurants can reopen at 50% capacity June 8. Some businesses where close contact is necessary — gyms, hair salons, barbershops, indoor theaters and casinos — will remain closed for now, she said, though tribal casinos that are not under state jurisdiction have already announced reopening plans. Office work can also resume if work cannot be done remotely. Michigan manufacturing resumed May 11, with the auto plants scheduled to restart one week later, on May 18.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 24, 2020; ended on June 5, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 1,657 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,085 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 9.5% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2020/06/05/michigan-salons-barbershops-gyms-reopening-june-15/3153270001/

Restrictions are easing in New York

Updated June 13, 2020

Five regions of New york entered phase three June 12. Restaurants in these regions can offer indoor and outdoor service, and personal care services can resume. Summer day camps statewide can open on June 29. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on May 18 that “New York State is ready and willing to partner with major sports teams that are interested in playing games safely, without fans.” Cuomo also announced that New York reopened statewide certain low-risk businesses and recreational activities on May 15, including landscaping and gardening, outdoor low-risk recreational activities like tennis and drive-in movie theaters.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 22, 2020; ended on May 15, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Health

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 4,612 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 5,227 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 18.0% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/politics/albany/2020/06/11/phase-3-approved-upstate-new-york-regions-here-what-allowed/5342259002/

Restrictions are easing in Connecticut

Updated June 18, 2020

Phase two of reopening began June 17, allowing most businesses to reopen, including gyms, nail salons, libraries and others. Hotels, amusement parks and restaurants will have restrictions. Connecticut took its first steps toward a return to normalcy on May 20, as offices, retail stores, malls, restaurants (for outdoor dining), outdoor museums and zoos are now open.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 23, 2020; ended on May 20, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 667 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,120 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 15.5% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Rhode Island

Updated June 13, 2020

Gov. Gina Raimondo said schools can reopen August 31. Rhode Island began the second phase of reopening June 1. Phase two expanded in-person dining options at restaurants from outdoor-only to indoor with limitations; allow gyms, hairdressers and nail salons to welcome back customers; let youth sports start up again; and reopen all state beaches. Raimondo allowed restaurants to offer limited outdoor dining starting May 18 under regulations from the governor’s office. The order was first imposed March 28. Retail shops deemed nonessential and some parks can reopen. The state’s limit of five people or less for social gatherings remains in effect, however.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 28, 2020; ended on May 8, 2020

Affected sectors: Restaurants, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 390 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 506 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 15.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20200611/rsquobeyond-frustratedrsquo-ri-school-superintendents-see-lots-of-problems-with-aug-31-reopening

Restrictions are easing in Massachusetts

Updated June 12, 2020

Massachusetts moved into its second phase or reopening June 8. Childcare and daycamps, outdoor recreation, retail, professional sports and other businesses can reopen with restrictions. Restaurants may offer outdoor dining and takeout. In Massachusetts’ first phase of reopening, manufacturing and construction were allowed to reopen May 18, provided they follow guidance and standards meant to protect against the spread of the virus. Houses of worship were also allowed to resume services if they can also follow social distancing guidance. On May 25, lab and office spaces reopened as well as retail businesses and some personal services such as hair salons, pet grooming and car wash locations. Recreation also reopened, including parks, drive-in theaters, some athletic fields and courts, most fishing, hunting, and boating, outdoor gardens, zoos, and reserves.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 24, 2020; ended on May 18, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Health

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 1,458 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,167 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 18.5% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.heraldnews.com/news/20200607/massachusetts-economic-reopening-cleared-to-expand-on-monday

Restrictions are easing in Oregon

Updated June 13, 2020

Gov. Kate Brown paused Oregon’s reopening efforts June 11, after the state saw the most single-day cases of coronavirus since the pandemic began. Brown had moved 26 of Oregon’s 29 counties to phase two of reopening June 8. Restaurants and bars can stay open later and increase capacity with outdoor seating. Bowling alleys, swimming pools and movie theaters can also reopen. On May 18, a judge said that Gov. Kate Brown’s emergency coronavirus restrictions violate state law and are “null and void.” The state immediately filed an appeal with the Oregon Supreme Court.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 23, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Outdoor recreation

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 936 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 974 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 13.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/2020/06/11/coronavirus-news-oregon-marion-polk-county-apply-phase-2-reopening-covid-19/5331333002/

Restrictions are easing in Nevada

Updated June 12, 2020

Gov. Steve Sisolak said school buildings can reopen immediately. Las Vegas casinos reopened June 4. Nevada’s bars, gyms, spas, tattoo parlors and a whole host of other businesses can resume limited operations on May 29, when Gov. Steve Sisolak says the state will enter the second phase of its plan to curb colossal economic damage caused by the coronavirus. Sisolak said May 7 that restaurants, retail stores, barbershops, hair salons and some brewpubs could resume limited operations on May 9, a full week ahead of the schedule laid out in Nevada’s coronavirus recovery plan.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 31, 2020; ended on May 15, 2020

Affected sectors: Restaurants, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 2,039 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,532 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 13.5% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.rgj.com/story/news/2020/06/09/nevada-schools-can-reopen-under-strict-new-guidelines/5329477002/

Restrictions are easing in Wyoming

Updated June 13, 2020

The state allowed outdoor gatherings of up to 250 people beginning July 1. Starting June 15, indoor gatherings will be allowed, and schools can resume in-person instruction. Wyoming allowed people to dine in at restaurants, meet in bars and gather in larger numbers, Gov. Mark Gordon said May 13. Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks also announced plans to begin reopening May 18. Previously, Wyoming eased some of its coronavirus restrictions May 1, with barbershops, gyms, nail salons and child care centers among the businesses that were allowed limited re-openings, Gordon said. Tesidents were allowed to camp at state parks as of May 15. Also on May 15, a strip club in Cheyenne, Wyoming, became one of the first in the country to reopen.

Stay-at-home order: Never issued

Affected sectors: Cosmetology, Fitness

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 137 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 113 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 4.9% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/05/17/strip-clubs-reopening-wyoming-club-throws-masks-on-party/5190889002/

Restrictions are easing in South Dakota

Updated June 13, 2020

Gov. Kristi Noem unveiled a “Back to Normal Plan” in late April for businesses and residents for the next phase of the coronavirus response. The plan lays out actions for residents, employers, schools and health care providers once four criteria categories are met, including a downward trajectory of documented coronavirus cases for 14 days in an area with sustained community spread.

Stay-at-home order: Never issued

Affected sectors: Retail, Health

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 399 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 460 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 5.7% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.argusleader.com/story/news/business-journal/2020/06/05/coronavirus-pandemic-movie-theaters-film-industry-changes-covid-19/3146613001/

Restrictions are easing in Iowa

Updated June 20, 2020

Effective June 12, the 50% capacity limit in place for Iowa businesses will be lifted. Swimming pools, fitness centers and personal care businesses are included. More reopenned June 1, including casinos, amusement parks, arcades and others. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds loosened more restrictions on businesses and recreational activities May 26, as well as eased additional safeguards on bars and restaurants and limitations on gatherings of 10 people or more. Also reopening in time for Memorial Day activities are state campground restrooms, showers and cabins. Earlier, she said that she’s lifting mandated closures of barbershops, salons and massage therapy businesses statewide starting May 15.

Stay-at-home order: Never issued

Affected sectors: Health, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 2,037 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,214 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 6.5% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/business/2020/06/19/iowa-economy-recovering-coronavirus-pandemic-consumer-spending/3218129001/

Restrictions are easing in Illinois

Updated June 20, 2020

Illinois entered phase three of reopening on May 29, which allowed additional businesses to open and gatherings of small groups. Chicago entered phase three June 3. Most businesses can reopen with capacity guidelines, gyms can open for private workouts and restaurants are open for delivery, pickup and drive through. Restaurants are also allowed to open outdoor seating in this phase with social distancing requirements still in place. Residents are directed to wear face coverings when outside and can resume outdoor recreational activities such as golf, boating and fishing as long as social distancing is practiced.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 21, 2020; ended on May 30, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Outdoor recreation

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 4,219 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 4,786 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 11.1% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200611/new-visitor-guidelines-in-place-at-memorial-hshs-st-johns-as-covid-numbers-decline

Restrictions are easing in Indiana

Updated June 20, 2020

Indiana entered Stage 4 of the phased reopening plan June 12, two days earlier than initially scheduled. Retail stores and malls can operate at full capacity while restaurants are at 75% capacity. Bars, nightclubs, movie theaters and bowling alleys may open at 50% capacity. Social gatherings of up to 250 people are allowed as well. On May 22, a major reopening of Indiana took place, with gyms, fitness centers, playgrounds, pools, campgrounds, and movie theatres scheduled to open, all with restrictions. Also, retail stores and malls may move to 75% of capacity while maintaining social distancing. And on May 4, Holcomb began lifting social distancing restrictions in Indiana.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 25, 2020; ended on May 1, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Gatherings

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 2,514 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,512 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 5.9% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/health/2020/06/10/coronavirus-indiana-reopening-plan-stage-4-outlaws-large-events/5334313002/

Restrictions are easing in Ohio

Updated June 13, 2020

Zoos, museums and more in the state could reopen starting Wednesday, June 10. Casinos, amusement parks and water parks can reopen June 19. Restrictions of public and club sports; adult and youth sports leagues; gyms and fitness centers were adjusted May 26. Gov. Mike DeWine announced that hair salons, barbershops and other personal care businesses would reopen on May 15. Restaurants and bars opened outdoor patios and spaces on May 15 and indoor seating resumed on May 21. Massage parlors, tattoo parlors and piercing businesses also reopened on May 15.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 23, 2020; ended on May 30, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Health

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 3,660 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,672 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 7.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2020/06/10/belterra-casino-resort-belterra-park-jack-cincinnati-casino-plan-open-next-week/5333761002/

Restrictions are easing in Pennsylvania

Updated June 13, 2020

Eight more counties moved the the “green” phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan. In the green phase, most businesses are open, with capacity and safety guidelines. Schools are able to reopen beginning July 1. On June 5, all counties in Pennsylvania eased restrictions, moving into either the yellow or green phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan. Wolf also announced June 3 that schools would be allowed to reopen for in-person instruction come July 1. In the mean time, residents in green counties get their hair cut, eat in restaurants, belly up to the bar, work out in large gyms and see movies in a cinema. Wolf issued an order to further explain the reopening process for green phase counties and gave guidance on outdoor dining in yellow counties, dining in green counties, and professional sports in yellow counties.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 1, 2020; ended on May 8, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 2,732 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 3,295 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 11.9% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.ydr.com/story/news/2020/06/12/coronavirus-updates-pa-june-12-cases-new-recovery/3173973001/

Restrictions are easing in New Jersey

Updated June 12, 2020

On June 15, breweries can open indoor patio seating at 50% capacity. Most nonessential businesses will reopen June 15 with 50% capacity restrictions when the state moves into phase two, Gov. Phil Murphy said June 4. Murphy signed an executive order May 19 allowing in-person sales at car, motorcycle and boat dealerships, along with bicycle shops, on May 20. New Jersey allowed retail stores to reopen for curbside pickup service only and nonessential construction to resume on May 18. Murphy said mall interiors will remain closed, but stores inside malls can open for items that can be delivered to customers waiting in cars outside.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 21, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Parks

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 2,261 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,717 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 19.7% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/coronavirus/2020/06/04/retail-stores-reopening-in-nj-stage-2-guidance/3143574001/

Restrictions are easing in California

Updated June 18, 2020

Bars, gyms, stadium sports, schools, movie theaters and other entertainment businesses resumed June 12. Gov. Gavin Newsom said May 26 that barbershops and hair salons can reopen immediately in counties that have been cleared to move faster on lifting coronavirus restrictions. On May 18, Newsom said sports would be permitted to return to his state the first week of June, with certain restrictions and without spectators. Newsom on May 12 said more businesses could reopen statewide and approved requests from counties to move ahead more quickly if they have been minimally harmed by the pandemic. California is in the second phase of a four-step reopening process. It covers only retail businesses and manufacturers’ warehouses considered low risk for the virus.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 19, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Schools

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 26,246 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 21,685 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 17.9% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.desertsun.com/in-depth/news/health/2020/06/12/most-california-counties-see-higher-rate-of-covid-19-cases-after-reopening/5340434002/

Restrictions are easing in Utah

Updated June 13, 2020

Movie theaters are scheduled to reopen June 18. Gov. Gary Herbert said most of the state moved to “yellow,” or low-risk, May 16. A yellow designation means there can be social gatherings of up to 50 people, team sports are allowed and swimming pools are opened. Additionally, travel is opened up throughout the state — though Washington County has seen significant visitor numbers in recent weeks at the state parks.

Stay-at-home order: Never issued

Affected sectors: Gatherings, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 3,149 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,247 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 11.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.thespectrum.com/story/news/2020/06/12/after-coronavirus-closure-utah-movie-theater-megaplex-theaters-reopening/3176670001/

Restrictions are easing in Colorado

Updated June 18, 2020

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday announced plans to further relax coronavirus restrictions and allow for more decisions on restrictions to be made by local health departments. The eased restrictions apply to summer camps, indoor and outdoor gatherings and other areas. Polis issued an executive order June 1 extending the coronavirus restrictions under the state’s safer-at-home order while lifting restrictions on vulnerable residents and encouraging more Coloradans to get outdoors. Colorado restaurants and day camps are allowed to open in a limited capacity.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 26, 2020; ended on May 8, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Cosmetology

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 1,409 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,128 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 9.3% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/2020/06/15/coronavirus-colorado-give-local-health-departments-more-oversight/3195661001/

Restrictions are easing in Nebraska

Updated June 12, 2020

Most Nebraska counties are in phase two of reopening. In phase two counties, restaurants are open for indoor dining, and bars are open with limited capacity. Gyms, salons, barber shops, massage therapy services, tattoo parlors and wedding and funeral reception venues could also reopen with restrictions. Gov. Pete Ricketts eased travel quarantine requirements June 1, and allowed non-contact sports to resume practicing. Ricketts loosened restrictions May 4 in most of the state.

Stay-at-home order: Never issued

Affected sectors: Restaurants, Cosmetology

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 1,082 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,066 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 7.6% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions have been lifted in Missouri

Updated June 12, 2020

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson let his statewide social distancing order lapse June 9, leaving it to local governments to impose limits on public life amid the coronavirus outbreak. In areas without their own orders, the decision means social distancing requirements for restaurants and retailers will end and people will no longer be legally required to stay 6 feet apart from non-family members in public. Prohibitions on visiting long-term facilities like nursing homes will also be lifted. Missouri will fully reopen and enter Phase two of its “Show Me Strong Recovery” plan on June 16.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 6, 2020; ended on May 3, 2020

Affected sectors: Restaurants, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 2,197 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,133 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 5.1% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.news-leader.com/story/news/2020/06/11/parson-lifts-statewide-covid-restrictions/5341778002/

Restrictions are easing in Kentucky

Updated June 20, 2020

Houses of worship could reopen at 50% capacity starting June 10. State parks, libraries, museums and other areas reopened June 8. Gyms, bowling allies and some movie theaters reopened June 1. Hair and nail salons have reopened, as well as retail and restaurants at limited capacity. Kentucky’s travel ban expired May 22, and restaurants can reopen their doors to in-person traffic at 33% capacity indoors and full capacity outdoors. On May 20, places of worship could hold in-person services, and retail shops welcomed back customers. Manufacturing companies reopened their doors on May 11, and horse racing could occur without fans. Come May 25, 10-person or less social gatherings can occur, and barbershops can re-open doors.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 26, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 1,305 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,158 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 5.7% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.courier-journal.com/story/life/food/spirits/bourbon/2020/06/08/coronavirus-kentucky-bourbon-distilleries-reopen-louisville/5317914002/

Restrictions are easing in West Virginia

Updated June 13, 2020

West Virginia schools will reopen in August with an untraditional schedule. Casinos and movie theaters could reopen June 5, and campgrounds reopened June 10. More businesses reopened, including restaurants with indoor seating, on May 21. On May 18, fitness centers, gymnasiums and recreation centers were able to resume operations in West Virginia, with limitations. Large specialty retail stores can open back up on that date. Gov. Jim Justice on May 13 widened the most aggressive phase of his coronavirus reopening strategy to allow tanning salons to open just before Memorial Day weekend. On May 11 physical therapy centers and drive-in movie theaters were allowed to reopen. Justice has so far let hospitals resume elective procedures and allowed the reopening of small businesses, outdoor dining restaurants and barber shops.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 24, 2020; ended on May 4, 2020

Affected sectors: Cosmetology, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 243 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 146 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 6.0% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Virginia

Updated June 13, 2020

Gov. Ralph Northam Tuesday announced new guidelines for public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities. All Virginia schools will open for students next academic year, but the school experience will look very different, Northam said. Northern Virginia entered phase two of reopening June 12, allowing more flexibility for restaurants, gyms, sports, and outdoor entertainment venues. Northam emphasized that it is still safer to stay at home in this phase. Beaches were allowed to open May 29. On May 12, Northam signed an executive order that allows much of the state to enter Phase One of his “Forward Virginia” plan and reopened on May 15. The plan for reopening has three phases.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 30, 2020; ended on June 10, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 3,488 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 3,825 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 13.7% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.newsleader.com/story/news/2020/06/09/virginia-schools-reopen-flexible-phases/5326930002/

Restrictions are easing in Maryland

Updated June 12, 2020

Indoor dining, fitness centers, casinos, arcades and malls can reopen June 12 with restrictions. Outdoor entertainment like mini golf can also reopen at 50% capacity. Gov. Larry Hogan lifted restrictions on nonessential businesses as Maryland entered phase two of its recovery plan on June 5. Personal care services can operate at 50% capacity. A stay-at-home order was lifted May 15 at 5 p.m. and was be replaced with a safer-at-home public health advisory.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 30, 2020; ended on May 15, 2020

Affected sectors: Outdoor recreation, Beaches

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 2,605 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 3,728 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 17.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/2020/06/10/maryland-reopening-stage-2-restaurants-indoor-dining-gyms-reopen/5334233002/

Restrictions are easing in Delaware

Updated June 18, 2020

Phase two of reopening began June 15, allowing private instruction and testing services, golf courses, as well as larger gatherings. Nail and hair salons and tatoo parlors could operate at 30% capacity starting June 8. Phase one of Gov. John Carney’s reopening plan will started June 1, allowing some establishments to reopen with strict requirements. Restaurants were able to operate at 60% capacity, child care could resume and indoor gatherings of 50 people can resume. Outdoor gatherings of up to 250 people, including weddings and outdoor ceremonies, are now allowed.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 24, 2020; ended on May 15, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Cosmetology

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 511 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 322 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 12.9% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2020/06/02/delaware-reopening-june-15-carney/3126932001/

Restrictions are easing in Arizona

Updated June 18, 2020

Arizona is experiencing a spike in coronavirus cases, but some areas are continuing to reopen. On June 17, Gov. Doug Ducey ordered all businesses in Arizona to take specific actions such as keeping workers and customers 6 feet apart and taking workers’ temperatures to slow the spread of COVID-19.The Arizona Department of Education on June 1 unveiled guidance for schools to reopen. Gyms, spas and community swimming pools were allowed to open May 13, and professional sports leagues will be allowed to begin practicing in Arizona after the state’s current stay-at-home order expired May 15, Gov. Doug Ducey said. Movie theaters also were given the green light to open May 16. Additionally, The Grand Canyon National Park opened its South Rim entrance on May 15, with some restrictions. It opened despite objections from Navajo officials and others that it could hurt efforts to control the coronavirus.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 30, 2020; ended on May 15, 2020

Affected sectors: Health, Retail

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 16,885 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 8,717 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 12.2% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.azcentral.com/story/money/business/consumers/2020/06/17/arizona-gov-doug-ducey-requires-businesses-comply-guidelines/3210947001/

Restrictions are easing in New Mexico

Updated June 12, 2020

Effective June 1, New Mexico’s emergency public health order was extended and amended to permit indoor dining, hair salons, gyms and shopping malls. Limited dine-in options began at residents May 27. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said results of the state’s COVID-19 response were promising as far as opening more businesses statewide June1, but warned continued adherence to the state’s public health guidance was necessary to lower the rate of disease spread. Many nonessential retailers, pet groomers, state parks and golf courses resumed operations May 1 in a limited way under a new, modified state public health order, in effect through May 15. New Mexico “slight reopening” began May 16, but everyone is required to wear a face mask in public spaces and the stay-at-home order remains in effect,

Stay-at-home order: Started March 24, 2020; ended on May 15, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Outdoor recreation

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 842 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 783 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 10.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/2020/05/28/coronavorus-new-mexico-restaurants-gyms-hair-salons-reopen-june-1/5275481002/

Restrictions are easing in Kansas

Updated June 20, 2020

Some counties are moving into phase three of reopening, and some are easing mask requirements. Under phase three, bars and nightclubs will be allowed to reopen, operating at a capacity of no more than 50%. Personal services, such as beauty shops and nail salons, will be allowed to have no more than 45 people within shops at a given time. Events, such as fairs, festivals, carnivals, parades and concerts, will also be allowed. Gyms and fitness centers will be allowed in this phase to let members use showers and locker rooms. The new emergency disaster issued May 26 transfered reopening decisions back to local officials.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 30, 2020; ended on May 3, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 1,035 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 695 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 5.4% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.cjonline.com/news/20200620/official-defends-removal-of-retail-store-mask-requirement

Restrictions are easing in Arkansas

Updated June 18, 2020

Arkansas moved into phase two of reopening June 15, which will increase capacity for venues, restaurants, gyms and other businesses. Nonessential school, schools and camp activities can resume. Stores and malls have reopened with unique guidelines, including curbside pickup, closed fitting rooms and appointment shopping times. Pools and water parks could reopen on May 22 with new capacity limits and other restrictions, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said May 8. The state’s three casinos reopened May 18. Also on May 18, Arkansas reopened large indoor venues such as movie theaters, museums, and bowling alleys. Dental services could resume and restaurant dining rooms could reopen May 11.

Stay-at-home order: Never issued

Affected sectors: Health, Fitness

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 3,060 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 3,075 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 4.9% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.baxterbulletin.com/story/money/2020/05/28/coronavirus-retail-changes-social-distancing-reopen-america/3110285001/

Restrictions are easing in Tennessee

Updated June 13, 2020

Restaurants and retail stores could reopen at 100% capacity starting May 22. Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis will reopen the week of May 18 after closing March 20. Tour capacity will be reduced to 25% and temperature checks will be given to guests. The state reopened salons and barber shops May 6, the latest in a string of restrictions to be loosened in the state. Guidance issued by Gov. Bill Lee’s office May 1 says house of worship should exercise caution, encouraging their community members to wear face coverings and remain six feet away from others.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 2, 2020; ended on April 30, 2020

Affected sectors: Cosmetology, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 4,759 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 3,850 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 5.0% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.knoxnews.com/story/entertainment/2020/06/03/dollywood-announces-phased-reopening-coronavirus-safety-rules/5213448002/

Restrictions are easing in North Carolina

Updated June 13, 2020

North Carolina moved on to phase 2 of a three-stage reopening plan May 22, but with more restrictions than expected. The safer-at-home order will be lifted, and restaurants, personal care, grooming and swimming pools can reopen at 50% capacity. Phase 2 is expected to last five weeks.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 30, 2020; ended on May 8, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Entertainment

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 7,126 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 8,639 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 9.8% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2020/05/29/coronavirus-restaurants-reopen-workers-owners-weigh-risks/5259105002/

Restrictions are easing in South Carolina

Updated June 13, 2020

Bowling alleys in South Carolina could reopen June 12, and schools have the option to reopen in the fall. On the same day, Gov. Henry McMaster extended the state of emergency and lifted restrictions on retail stores capacity and allowed events with more than 50 people at state properties. In-person graduation ceremonies could take place beginning May 29. Close-contact businesses including gyms, barber shops, hair salons and pools reopened on May 18. On May 11, Gov. Henry McMaster allowed dining inside South Carolina restaurants to resume.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 7, 2020; ended on May 12, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 5,866 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 4,509 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 7.0% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/education/2020/06/11/sc-schools-options-opening-fall-accelerateed-recommendations/5340982002/

Restrictions are easing in D.C.

Updated June 18, 2020

Washington D.C. may enter into phase two June 22, which would allow for gatherings of up to 50 people, and for gyms, camps, museums, nonessential retail and indoor dining at restaurants to resume at limited capacity. The district’s stay-at-home order was lifted May 29, commencing phase one of a four-phase approach for reopening businesses. Six stores, including four bookstores, were allowed to reopen May 18. On May 13, Mayor Muriel Bowser extended the District’s stay-at-home order through June 8.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 1, 2020; ended on May 29, 2020

Affected sectors: Restaurants, Cosmetology

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 253 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 435 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 21.1% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Oklahoma

Updated June 13, 2020

Phase three of reopening began June 1. Businesses can resume at full capacity, and limited visitation can resume at hospitals at the discretion of facilities. Funeral homes, churches, nurseries, bars and nightclubs are among the businesses that opened under phase 2. State health officials have given strict directives for social distancing and disinfection, allowing restaurants to open dining rooms May 15 after being closed for six weeks. Movie theaters, churches and concert halls, gyms, salons and other businesses have all reopened. Social gatherings of 10 or more people are still forbidden.

Stay-at-home order: Never issued

Affected sectors: Cosmetology, Health

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 2,285 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 1,081 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 3.6% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Louisiana

Updated June 11, 2020

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed Louisiana into phase two of reopening June 4. Restaurants, movie theaters, gyms, personal care services and other businesses could reopen at 50% capacity. The state’s stay-home order was lifted and the state moved into phase one of reopening on May 15. Phase one allows businesses like hair and nail salons, gyms, casinos and churches to operate at 25% capacity.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 23, 2020; ended on May 14, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 3,159 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 3,803 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 4.9% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.theadvertiser.com/story/news/local/louisiana/2020/06/10/la-gov-john-bel-edwards-talks-coronvirus-reopening-wednesday-june-10/5335133002/

Restrictions are easing in Mississippi

Updated June 12, 2020

Starting June 1, all businesses in could be open, though there will be some restrictions. The state’s Department of Education released guidelines allowing schools to reopen in the fall. On May 19, Gov. Tate Reeves allowed churches to resume in-person services, with some restrictions. Casinos reopened May 21. Reeves allowed salons, barbershops and gyms to resume operations on May 11. He also extended his “Safer At Home” order, which allows for some restrictions to be lifted, for another two weeks. Restaurants and parks reopened May 7. Among other changes: up to 20 people will be allowed gather for outdoor activities, but gatherings are still limited to 10 people or less for indoor activities.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 3, 2020; ended on May 11, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 1,125 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 2,246 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 3.7% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2020/06/10/mississippi-classrooms-school-reopen-coronavirus-safety-mde-education-teachers-internet-needed/5318390002/

Restrictions are easing in Alabama

Updated June 18, 2020

A safer at home order is in place until at least July 3. Alabama casinos reopened June 8. Schools could reopen June 1. On May 23, large entertainment venues, athletic activities, and school and child-care facilities were allowed to reopen with physical distancing guidelines and capacity limits. Alabama schools were given the green light to allow seventh through 12th graders to return to classrooms for summer programs beginning June 1. Gov. Kay Ivey loosened coronavirus restrictions effective May 11, allowing limited operations of restaurants, hair and nail salons, and gyms.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 4, 2020; ended on April 30, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Beaches

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 4,406 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 5,115 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 4.1% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/2020/05/21/alabama-reopening-safer-home-order-movie-theaters-summer-camp-sports/5238192002/

Restrictions are easing in Georgia

Updated June 18, 2020

Starting June 16, restaurants in Georgia no longer needed to limit capacity. A shelter-in-place for elderly and compromised individuals ended June 12. Guidelines were released by the state’s department of education to start reopening schools in the fall. Gov. Brian Kemp on May 12 announced plans to relax some restaurant restrictions and allow some summer camps to open but extend bar and nightclub closures through May. Kemp allowed businesses such as tattoo parlors, bowling alleys and hair and nail salons to reopen with restrictions in late April, a sweeping move that prompted national criticism. Restaurants and movie theaters have since been able to welcome customers back in on a limited basis, and a statewide shelter-at-home order has expired. Some malls reopened May 4, though things were far from normal with many businesses inside still shuttered and parking lots sparsely filled.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 3, 2020; ended on April 30, 2020

Affected sectors: Fitness, Cosmetology

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 7,020 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 5,783 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 8.3% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20200602/georgia-department-of-education-releases-guidelines-for-reopening-schools-after-covid-19

Restrictions are easing in Hawaii

Updated June 20, 2020

Hawaii ended interisland travel quarantine June 16. Gov. David Ige extended mandatory quarantine for mainland and international travelers until August. Ige unveiled May 18 a four-phase reopening strategy for Hawaii’s economy with the state gradually allowing medium-risk businesses such as churches, gyms, museums, theaters, restaurants and hair salons to begin operations in June. Hawaii has been under a statewide stay-at-home order since the last week of March. Ige has relaxed some restrictions, including allowing shopping malls to reopen. In Maui, they did so May 11; in Oahu they reopened May 15. Beaches on Oahu opened on May 16.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 25, 2020; ended on May 31, 2020

Affected sectors: Beaches, Health

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 86 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 53 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 18.0% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Restrictions are easing in Texas

Updated June 13, 2020

Phase three of reopening Texas continued June 12, allowing restaurants to increase capacity to 75%. The phase began June 3, with 50% capacity restrictions. School districts could open for summer programming June 1. Child care facilities can reopen, and bars could open May 22 with limited capacity. Sporting events can return without fans beginning May 31. Gov. Greg Abbott also said he would permit restaurants to operate at 50% capacity starting May 22, up from 25% that’s allowed now. Hair and nail salons reopened May 8 with restrictions on capacity and distances and gyms got back to business on May 18, Gov. Greg Abbott said. Bars, meanwhile, will remain shuttered pending more information on the best ways to keep staff and customers safe amid the fast-spreading pandemic, Abbott said.

Stay-at-home order: Started April 2, 2020; ended on April 30, 2020

Affected sectors: Retail, Outdoor recreation

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 24,421 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 13,115 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 9.5% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.caller.com/story/news/2020/06/04/coronavirus-businesses-texas-expand-capacity-open-what-know/3143724001/

Restrictions are easing in Florida

Updated June 18, 2020

Bars reopened in Florida on June 1. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced May 22 that summer camps and youth activities can open without restrictions. He said local organizations and governments can set rules and guidelines. On May 20, the state’s biggest tourist destination – Walt Disney World – began its reopening by opening its shopping and entertainment complex (but not the park itself.) Beginning Monday May 18, the state will increased restrictions on restaurant and retail store capacity from 25% to 50%, as well as allowing the reopening of museums, libraries and gyms at 50% capacity. Bars and movie theaters will remain closed. Gov. Ron DeSantis said May 15 that people who are healthier are less likely to die from the coronavirus, which was part of his rationale to include gyms as the state expands the first phase of its reopening.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 20, 2020; ended on April 30, 2020

Affected sectors: Beaches, Outdoor recreation

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is growing, with 21,723 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 11,630 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 11.6% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/06/17/florida-governor-ron-desantis-keeping-state-open-coronavirus-cases-rises/3210417001/

Restrictions are easing in Puerto Rico

Updated June 13, 2020

Starting June 16, beaches, churches and businesses including movie theaters and gyms can reopen in Puerto Rico. Restaurants can operate at 50% capacity. Malls reopened on June 8. On May 11, Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced allowed construction and manufacturing to resume, provided that strict measures are followed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Among the sectors included were private construction and maintenance and repair work done to bolster the infrastructure in anticipation of hurricane season.

Stay-at-home order: Started March 15, 2020; ended on May 3, 2020

Affected sectors: Beaches, Restaurants

Caseload: The number of confirmed new cases is shrinking, with 714 for the 7 days ending June 21 compared to 826 the 7 days prior.

Mobility: For the seven days ending June 16, the share of residents leaving their homes was 22.0% less than in February, before the pandemic, data from SafeGraph show.

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