Special Report

Every State's Rules for Staying Open and Social Distancing

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Alabama
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide until end of August
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing of at least 6 feet required
> Restaurants and bars: Open, dine-in allowed with capacity restrictions
> Gyms: Open, social distancing required
> Personal care businesses: Open, masks and social distancing required
> Movie theaters: Open, waiting lines not allowed
> Youth sports: Resumed, must refrain from physical contact when possible
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 2,044 per 100,000 people — 8th highest (total: 99,926)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 36 per 100,000 people — 18th highest (total: 1,781)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 10.5% — 17th largest (from 89,927 to 99,390)
> Population: 4,887,871

Alaska
> Face-covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing strongly encouraged
> Restaurants and bars: Open, indoor dining banned in Anchorage
> Gyms: Open, reservations are encouraged
> Personal care businesses: Open, social distancing required
> Movie theaters: Open
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 622 per 100,000 people — 9th lowest (total: 4,589)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 04 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (total: 26)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 35.9% — 2nd largest (from 3,341 to 4,539)
> Population: 737,438

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Arizona
> Face-covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: None
> Restaurants and bars: Bars are closed; restaurants are open with indoor seating at 50% capacity
> Gyms: Closed
> Personal care businesses: Open, appointments only
> Movie theaters: Closed
> Youth sports: Resumed, no live audiences
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 2,632 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest (total: 188,737)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 59 per 100,000 people — 12th highest (total: 4,199)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 4.5% — 10th smallest (from 179,497 to 187,523)
> Population: 7,171,646

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Arkansas
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 50 people outdoors
> Restaurants and bars: Open, dine-in service allowed
> Gyms: Open
> Personal care businesses: Open, no more than 10 people inside
> Movie theaters: Open, at 33% capacity
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 1,660 per 100,000 people — 15th highest (total: 50,028)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 18 per 100,000 people — 18th lowest (total: 555)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 12.2% — 8th largest (from 44,597 to 50,028)
> Population: 3,013,825

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California
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: Social gatherings are banned, religious and cultural gatherings are allowed at 25% capacity or 100 attendees
> Restaurants and bars: Bars are closed; restaurants are open for outdoor dining only
> Gyms: Closed in some counties
> Personal care businesses: Open, outdoor services only
> Movie theaters: Closed for indoor operations
> Youth sports: Resumed, no live audiences
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 1,452 per 100,000 people — 21st highest (total: 574,411)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 26 per 100,000 people — 23rd lowest (total: 10,468)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 9.1% — 24th largest (from 514,901 to 561,911)
> Population: 39,557,045