Special Report

Every State’s Rules for Reopening and Social Distancing

Hawaii
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 4: 46 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (total: 653)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 4: 1 per 100,000 people — the lowest (total: 17)
> Tests as of June 4: 3,982 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest (total: 56,569)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/6/2020
> Est. peak date: 3/27/2020 (est. 76 active infections)
> Population: 1,420,491

The state is lifting the requirement to quarantine for 14 days for travel between islands on June 16 but is requiring thermal screening at the airport. Travelers may be prevented from flying if they have a temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit.

Beaches are open for recreational activities and as long as social distance is maintained. Malls, car washes, nonemergency medical visits, and retailers are allowed to reopen.

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Idaho
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 4: 170 per 100,000 people — 9th lowest (total: 2,990)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 4: 5 per 100,000 people — 9th lowest (total: 83)
> Tests as of June 4: 2,823 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest (total: 49,524)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/13/2020
> Est. peak date: 3/27/2020 (est. 311 active infections)
> Population: 1,754,208

Idaho entered Phase 3 of its four-phase reopening plan on May 30 and that is scheduled to end on June 12. Gatherings of up to 50 people are allowed where social distancing is practiced. Nonessential travel is permitted. Bars and movie theaters can reopen if they meet safety protocols. Nightclubs remain closed. The state encourages travelers from out of state to self-quarantine in Idaho for 14 days.

The state still encourages face mask use and maintaining 6 feet of distance from others in public.

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Illinois
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 4: 972 per 100,000 people — 7th highest (total: 123,830)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 4: 44 per 100,000 people — 10th highest (total: 5,621)
> Tests as of June 4: 7,528 per 100,000 people — 10th highest (total: 959,175)
> Date of first confirmed case: 1/24/2020
> Est. peak date: 4/25/2020 (est. 13,243 active infections)
> Population: 12,741,080

Restaurants began to reopen in Chicago on June 3 for outside dining only. Retail shops, salons, and barbershops were permitted to open as well, though subject to reduced capacity, and workers and customers must wear face coverings over their nose and mouth.

Illinois is one of the hardest-hit states by the virus with Covid-19 deaths topping 5,000 on June 3.

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Indiana
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 4: 534 per 100,000 people — 17th highest (total: 35,712)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 4: 30 per 100,000 people — 12th highest (total: 2,032)
> Tests as of June 4: 4,152 per 100,000 people — 19th lowest (total: 277,815)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/6/2020
> Est. peak date: 4/5/2020 (est. 4,933 active infections)
> Population: 6,691,878

Indiana moved to Phase 3 beginning May 22 and allowed gatherings of up to 100 people. Gyms and fitness centers were allowed to reopen on June 1. Outside, people must maintain a 6-foot distance from others and are encouraged to wear face coverings. Retail stores and malls may expand to 75% capacity and must maintain social distancing rules. Community pools and campgrounds may reopen, and recreational sports leagues may resume practice. Contact sports such as football, basketball, and wrestling are not permitted.

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Iowa
> Confirmed COVID-19 cases as of June 4: 634 per 100,000 people — 11th highest (total: 20,010)
> COVID-19 related deaths as of June 4: 18 per 100,000 people — 19th highest (total: 566)
> Tests as of June 4: 5,200 per 100,000 people — 23rd highest (total: 164,134)
> Date of first confirmed case: 3/8/2020
> Est. peak date: 5/8/2020 (est. 1,637 active infections)
> Population: 3,156,145

Iowa’s speedways, racetracks, and amphitheaters were allowed to reopen on June 1. Casinos were also allowed to reopen, as well as amusement parks, bowling alleys, pool halls, and arcades. These venues were allowed to reopen at 50% capacity and maintain social distancing requirements. Employees at the casinos are required to wear masks and be stationed behind Plexiglas. Hand sanitizers are to be located throughout the casinos. Gambling venues must restrict the number of patrons on the gaming floor and waging area to 50% of capacity and maintain social distancing measures of 6 feet.

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