The Birmingham News reports:
Alabama is taking its first steps in reopening the state in a plan dubbed “Safer at Home.” Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Tuesday the current stay-at-home order due to coronavirus will be allowed to expire April 30 with the new plan in place May 1 – 15.
Most businesses may open subject to sanitation and social-distancing guidelines. All retail stores will be allowed to reopen, subject to sanitation and social-distancing guidelines. Occupancy will be limited to 50 percent.
Beaches will reopen with no gatherings of 10 people or more allowed. People must maintain 6 feet of separation. Elective medical procedures will restart with all COVID-19-related rules and guidelines from the state in place.
🚨#UPDATE: Gov. Kay Ivey issues 'Safer at Home' order that will go into effect April 30 & expire May 15.
🔹 ALL retail stores are opening @ 50% occupancy.
🔹 Beaches are open
🔹 Hair salons, barber shops, nail salons STILL CLOSED. #covid19 #coronavirushttps://t.co/VgtaQ15Ffg pic.twitter.com/yuyqx5qH7D
— Jordan Highsmith (@JordanCBS42) April 28, 2020
Ivey: With proper sanitation in place, "all retail businesses will be allowed to open with a 50% occupancy rate and not allow customer to congregate within 6 feet of each other." #alpolitics
— Brian Lyman (@lyman_brian) April 28, 2020