GEORGIA – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed an executive order Wednesday that would roll back many COVID-19 restrictions in place across the state. The order is set to go into effect April 8.
Kemp signed three separate executive orders pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday. One will lift bans on gatherings and distance requirements in businesses starting April 8 through April 30. It also eliminates shelter-in-place requirements.
The new guidelines will allow for businesses such as restaurants, bars, fitness centers and movie theaters to open at full capacity.
Another order extended the current COVID-19 guidance in Georgia through April 7. It also permits state employees to be vaccinated for COIVD-19 without using sick leave.
Kemp’s final order extended the Public Health State of Emergency through April 30.
Kemp extended the Public Health State of Emergency through April 30.