Special Report

Every State's Rules for Staying Open and Social Distancing

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Hawaii
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide, for customers and staff at businesses
> Gathering size limit: 50 people indoors, 100 people outdoors (10 people both indoors and outdoors in Honolulu)
> Restaurants and bars: Bars open in some areas, indoor dining at 50%
> Gyms: Open
> Personal care businesses: Open with restrictions
> Movie theaters: Open at up to 50% capacity
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 256 per 100,000 people — 2nd lowest (total: 3,638)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 02 per 100,000 people — the lowest (total: 34)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 48.6% — the largest (from 2,448 to 3,638)
> Population: 1,420,491

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Idaho
> Face-covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing strongly encouraged
> Restaurants and bars: Open if they meet safety protocols (Bars closed in some counties)
> Gyms: Open
> Personal care businesses: Open
> Movie theaters: Open
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 1,431 per 100,000 people — 22nd highest (total: 25,100)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 14 per 100,000 people — 11th lowest (total: 239)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 15.8% — 4th largest (from 21,675 to 25,100)
> Population: 1,754,208

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Illinois
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 50 people
> Restaurants and bars: Open, limited indoor capacity
> Gyms: Open, masks required
> Personal care businesses: Open, safety precautions required
> Movie theaters: Open, limited capacity
> Youth sports: Resumed with specific guidelines
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 1,546 per 100,000 people — 19th highest (total: 196,948)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 60 per 100,000 people — 10th highest (total: 7,657)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 6.6% — 18th smallest (from 183,241 to 195,399)
> Population: 12,741,080

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Indiana
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 250 people with social distancing
> Restaurants and bars: Indoor dining at 75% capacity; bars at 50% capacity
> Gyms: Open
> Personal care businesses: Open, social distancing required
> Movie theaters: Open at 50% capacity
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 1,134 per 100,000 people — 23rd lowest (total: 75,862)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 43 per 100,000 people — 14th highest (total: 2,863)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 9.6% — 20th largest (from 68,433 to 74,992)
> Population: 6,691,878

Iowa
> Face-covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: None, social distancing required
> Restaurants and bars: Open, with restrictions
> Gyms: Open at full capacity, social distancing required
> Personal care businesses: Open
> Movie theaters: Open at full capacity, social distancing required
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 1,559 per 100,000 people — 18th highest (total: 49,208)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 30 per 100,000 people — 25th highest (total: 937)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 6.4% — 15th smallest (from 45,802 to 48,732)
> Population: 3,156,145

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