Special Report

Every State's Rules for Staying Open and Social Distancing

Massachusetts
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 25 people indoors, 100 people outdoors
> Restaurants and bars: Bars are closed; indoor dining allowed with restrictions
> Gyms: Open, capacity restrictions
> Personal care businesses: Open, precautions required
> Movie theaters: Open, capacity restrictions
> Youth sports: Resumed, no live audiences
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 1,763 per 100,000 people — 13th highest (total: 121,707)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 127 per 100,000 people — 3rd highest (total: 8,751)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 2.2% — 5th smallest (from 118,657 to 121,315)
> Population: 6,902,149

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Michigan
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 50 people indoors, 250 people outdoors
> Restaurants and bars: Bars are closed indoor service; outdoor service allowed for both bars and restaurants
> Gyms: Closed
> Personal care businesses: Open with restrictions
> Movie theaters: Open
> Youth sports: Resumed, no live audiences
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 983 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest (total: 98,213)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 65 per 100,000 people — 7th highest (total: 6,533)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 5.3% — 12th smallest (from 92,374 to 97,306)
> Population: 9,995,915

Minnesota
> Face-covering mandate: Statewide
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors, 25 people outdoors
> Restaurants and bars: Open for dine-in at 50% capacity, reservations required
> Gyms: Open at 25% capacity
> Personal care businesses: Open at 50% capacity
> Movie theaters: Open, capacity limits
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 1,102 per 100,000 people — 22nd lowest (total: 61,839)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 30 per 100,000 people — 24th highest (total: 1,666)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 8.8% — 25th smallest (from 56,560 to 61,516)
> Population: 5,611,179

Mississippi
> Face-covering mandate: Some counties
> Gathering size limit: 10 people indoors, 20 people outdoors
> Restaurants and bars: Open (bars open only for seated patrons)
> Gyms: Open at 50% capacity
> Personal care businesses: Open
> Movie theaters: Open, safety precautions required
> Youth sports: Resumed with restrictions
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 2,287 per 100,000 people — 4th highest (total: 68,293)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 65 per 100,000 people — 8th highest (total: 1,944)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 10.7% — 16th largest (from 61,125 to 67,649)
> Population: 2,986,530

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Missouri
> Face-covering mandate: Some cities
> Gathering size limit: None
> Restaurants and bars: Open
> Gyms: Open
> Personal care businesses: Open
> Movie theaters: Open
> Youth sports: Resumed
> Cumulative COVID-19 cases as of Aug. 11: 994 per 100,000 people — 16th lowest (total: 60,920)
> COVID-19-related deaths as of Aug. 11: 21 per 100,000 people — 21st lowest (total: 1,312)
> Change in trailing 7-day avg. daily cases, Aug. 3 – Aug. 10: 13.3% — 7th largest (from 52,886 to 59,938)
> Population: 6,126,452