Special Report

Every State's Rules for Staying At Home and Social Distancing

Hawaii
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 15: 37.3 per 100,000 — 2nd lowest (total: 530)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 15: 0.6 per 100,000 — 3rd lowest (total: 09)
> Tests as of April 16: Not available to public
> Days between first case (3/6/2020) and statewide stay-at-home effective date (3/25/2020): 19
> Population: 1,420,491

People must quarantine themselves for two weeks if traveling between islands or risk fines of up to $5,000 and a year in prison. Only people seeking medical attention may leave their designated quarantine zones, which is the location residents have specified to be their quarantine zone on the mandatory State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture Plants and Animals Declaration Form. Stay-at-home, work-at-home orders are in effect for Honolulu and Maui through April 30.

Idaho
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 15: 83.5 per 100,000 — 24th highest (total: 1,464)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 15: 2.2 per 100,000 — 21st lowest (total: 39)
> Tests as of April 16: 8.8 per 1,000 — 24th highest (total: 15,398)
> Days between first case (3/13/2020) and statewide stay-at-home effective date (3/25/2020): 12
> Population: 1,754,208

The stay-at-home order was extended until the end of April. Out-of-state visitors must self-isolate, and nonessential businesses must remain closed. Grocery shopping and outdoor activities are permitted so long as residents maintain 6 feet distance. Hunting and fishing seasons continue as long as people follow social distancing guidelines. Essential tribal operations can remain open.

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Illinois
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 16: 193.0 per 100,000 — 10th highest (total: 24,593)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 16: 7.4 per 100,000 — 9th highest (total: 948)
> Tests as of April 16: 9.2 per 1,000 — 22nd highest (total: 116,929)
> Days between first case (1/24/2020) and statewide stay-at-home effective date (3/21/2020): 57
> Population: 12,741,080

A shelter-in-place order is in effect at least through April 30. Schools are to remain closed at least until then as well. Residents may take walks while maintaining at least 6 feet distance, drive on both local roads and interstate highways as well as go to grocery stores, gas stations, and pharmacies.

Indiana
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 16: 133.8 per 100,000 — 15th highest (total: 8,955)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 16: 6.5 per 100,000 — 10th highest (total: 436)
> Tests as of April 16: 7.2 per 1,000 — 18th lowest (total: 48,396)
> Days between first case (3/6/2020) and statewide stay-at-home effective date (3/24/2020): 18
> Population: 6,691,878

A stay-at-home order is in effect at least until April 20. Unless people work for an essential business or are doing an essential activity, they must stay home. Public transportation, ride-sharing, and taxis should only be used for essential travel. Day cares are open. State parks are open, but playgrounds are closed. Gyms and fitness centers are closed, but exercising outdoors is permitted as long as people maintain 6-foot physical distancing.

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Iowa
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of April 16: 63.2 per 100,000 — 18th lowest (total: 1,995)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of April 16: 1.7 per 100,000 — 15th lowest (total: 53)
> Tests as of April 16: 6.3 per 1,000 — 10th lowest (total: 19,869)
> Days between first case (3/8/2020) and statewide stay-at-home effective date: No statewide stay-at-home order as of April 16
> Population: 3,156,145

Nonessential businesses are closed at least until April 30. Gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited. Large gatherings are canceled or postponed. Livestock auctions of food animals with more than 25 people and all other auctions with more than 10 people are prohibited. Anyone who refuses to limit social gatherings could face misdemeanor charges.

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