Special Report

Every State's Rules for Staying Open and Social Distancing

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Colorado
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gatherings size limit: 100 people indoors, 175 people outdoors — social distancing required
> Restaurants and bars: Most bars are closed; indoor dining is open at 50% capacity
> Gyms: Open at 25% capacity
> Personal care businesses: Open, limited capacity
> Movie theaters: Open with restrictions
> Youth sports: Resumed with restrictions
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 6: 860 per 100,000 people — 13th lowest (total: 48,988)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 6: 32 per 100,000 people — 19th highest (total: 1,851)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, July 29 – Aug. 5: 7.0% — 14th smallest (from 45,796 to 48,988)
> Population: 5,695,564

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Connecticut
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gatherings size limit: 25 people indoors, 100 people outdoors
> Restaurants and bars: Bars are closed; indoor dining is open at 50% capacity
> Gyms: Open with restrictions
> Personal care businesses: Open
> Movie theaters: Open, some voluntarily closed again
> Youth sports: Resumed with restrictions
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 6: 1,406 per 100,000 people — 21st highest (total: 50,225)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 6: 124 per 100,000 people — 4th highest (total: 4,437)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, July 29 – Aug. 5: 1.4% — 2nd smallest (from 49,540 to 50,225)
> Population: 3,572,665

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Delaware
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gatherings size limit: 250 people outdoors
> Restaurants and bars: Beach bars are closed, restaurants open at 60% capacity
> Gyms: Open at 30% capacity
> Personal care businesses: Open at 60% capacity
> Movie theaters: Closed
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 6: 1,589 per 100,000 people — 14th highest (total: 15,365)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 6: 61 per 100,000 people — 9th highest (total: 587)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, July 29 – Aug. 5: 4.8% — 9th smallest (from 14,602 to 15,296)
> Population: 967,171

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Florida
> Face-covering mandate: Some counties
> Gatherings size limit: Limit of 50 encouraged
> Restaurants and bars: Bars are closed; indoor dining is open at 50% capacity, full capacity outdoors
> Gyms: Open, limited capacity
> Personal care businesses: Open
> Movie theaters: Open at 50% capacity in some parts
> Youth sports: Resumed, no live audiences
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 6: 2,396 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest (total: 510,389)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 6: 37 per 100,000 people — 17th highest (total: 7,881)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, July 29 – Aug. 5: 11.4% — 21st largest (from 451,423 to 502,739)
> Population: 21,299,325

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Georgia
> Face-covering mandate: No
> Gatherings size limit: 50 people
> Restaurants and bars: Open, physical distancing required
> Gyms: Open with restrictions
> Personal care businesses: Open with restrictions
> Movie theaters: Open with restrictions
> Youth sports: Resumed, with restrictions
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 6: 1,948 per 100,000 people — 6th highest (total: 204,895)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 6: 38 per 100,000 people — 15th highest (total: 4,026)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, July 29 – Aug. 5: 13.1% — 14th largest (from 178,323 to 201,713)
> Population: 10,519,475

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