Special Report

Every State’s Rules for Reopening and Social Distancing

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Hawaii
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 18: 52 per 100,000 people — the lowest (total: 740)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of June 18: 1 per 100,000 people — the lowest (total: 17)
> Total tests administered as of June 18: 73,078
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, June 10 – June 17: 71.9% — 9th largest increase (5 to 8)
> Population: 1,420,491

The state lifted the 14-day quarantine requirement for those traveling between islands on June 16, but it 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 were allowed to reopen. The state is in phase 2 of reopening, allowing indoor gathering places and exercise facilities, as well as museums, theaters, personal services, and dine-in restaurants to reopen. Boaters can allow up to 10 people per boat (unless all people aboard are from the same household). Surf schools and kayak rentals can operate with a 10-person limit.

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Idaho
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 18: 207 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest (total: 3,632)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of June 18: 5 per 100,000 people — 8th lowest (total: 88)
> Total tests administered as of June 18: 67,638
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, June 10 – June 17: 11.5% — 6th smallest increase (41 to 46)
> Population: 1,754,208

Idaho is in phase 4 of reopening. As ofJune 13, gatherings of more than 50 people will be allowed where social distancing can be practiced. Nonessential travel is permitted to locations without ongoing transmission of the virus. Bars and movie theaters can reopen if they meet safety protocols, and nightclubs and large venues can open with limited standing-room capacity. Employees can return to offices if they practice social distancing. The state still encourages face mask use and maintaining 6 feet of distance from others in public.

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Illinois
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 18: 1,053 per 100,000 people — 7th highest (total: 134,185)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of June 18: 51 per 100,000 people — 8th highest (total: 6,485)
> Total tests administered as of June 18: 1,258,328
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, June 10 – June 17: -27.6% — 7th largest decline (858 to 621)
> 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.

People must wear masks or face coverings in public places where they cannot maintain 6 feet of distance from others. Public and private schools in the state can reopen for limited in-person summer school. No more than 10 people can be present in an enclosed area, and they must be 6 feet apart. Bars and breweries in Chicago can now reopen for outdoor service only. Phase 4 of reopening is set to begin on June 26 but only in counties that meet certain criteria.

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Indiana
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 18: 613 per 100,000 people — 17th highest (total: 41,013)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of June 18: 34 per 100,000 people — 12th highest (total: 2,289)
> Total tests administered as of June 18: 371,182
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, June 10 – June 17: 1.9% — 3rd smallest increase (375 to 382)
> Population: 6,691,878

Phase 4 of reopening began on June 12. Access restrictions to state government building were lifted. Professional office building employees will be able to resume work at full capacity. Retail stores and malls can open at full capacity. Restaurants can expand indoor dining to 75% capacity. Bars, nightclubs, bar seating in restaurants, movie theaters, bowling alleys, and similar entertainment facilities can open at 50% capacity with social distancing rules in place. Recreational sports can resume with restrictions. Amusement and water parks can open at 50% capacity with restrictions. The Department of Motor Vehicles resumed walk-in services, but driving skills exams are still not available.

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Iowa
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of June 18: 772 per 100,000 people — 11th highest (total: 24,379)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of June 18: 21 per 100,000 people — 20th highest (total: 671)
> Total tests administered as of June 18: 234,404
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, June 10 – June 17: -25.7% — 9th largest decline (358 to 266)
> 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. Bars and other establishments that serve alcohol can reopen for indoor and outdoor seating. As of June 12, businesses, including gyms, could begin to operate at full capacity with social distancing and hygiene and public health measures. Swimming pools, indoor playgrounds, theaters and performance venues, senior citizen centers, and adult day care facilities can reopen in compliance with state guidance.

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