Source: Governor Doug Ducey (Information and Press Release):
Arizona: Governor Doug Ducey has announced during a news conference on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 that Arizona’s Stay-At-Home order will be extended until May 15th, 2020, with new modifications.
The modifications Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced includes the partial reopening of retail establishments starting May 4th, 2020, with curbside pickup and delivery; and by four days later, the restrictions will loosen.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said that dine-in at restaurants is expected to be resumed some time in May, with a best case scenario of May 12th, 2020.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey also announced that Arizona’s travel restriction order will be extended to May 15th, 2020 to see of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said that his decision was based on what is “best for Arizona and that he “intends to reopen the economy successfully when this happens.”
Arizona’s Stay-At-Home order was initially set to expire on Thursday, April 30th, 2020 after being put into effect back on March 31th, 2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Arizona’s Stay-At-Home order stated that Arizona residents must limit their time away from home while still trying to “stay connected.”
Exceptions to the Arizona’s Stay-At-Home order includes those involved in “essential activities,” work or volunteering in “essential functions,” using any services or products provided by essential businesses, and employment if they are a sole proprietor or family-owned business who works in an office separate but is not open to serve the public.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said Arizona’s approach to closing non-essential businesses and urging residents to stay at home was a more measured response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has helped our state keep case numbers low.
Well many in Arizona want the state to reopen, including many non-essential businesses ordered closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said, “It’s 15 more days. I’m asking for some patience.”
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