Alabama Gov: Most Businesses May Reopen On Friday

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.