Kemp extends state shelter-in-place executive order

Kemp extends state shelter-in-place executive order
(Source: WTOC)

ATLANTA, Ga. (WALB) - Gov. Brian Kemp signed a statewide shelter-in-place executive order to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and then on Wednesday, he extended the order until the end of April.

The order states that all Georgia residents should practice social distancing and that should be no gatherings or more than 10 people at a time.

The order also states that Georgia residents are required to shelter in place in the residences, unless performing essential services, like getting food or medicine.

The order goes into effect Friday at 6 p.m. and lasts until April 30.

For the full details of the order, read below:

Got questions of the order? Here is what it means:

For individual businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, you’re asked to call the Georgia Department of Economic Development at (404) 962-4000.

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