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Gov. Brian Kemp Lifts Most COVID-19 Restrictions for Georgia Businesses with Latest Executive Order

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp released a new executive order Friday, rolling back restrictions on bars, restaurants, live performances, conventions, sporting events in addition to other restrictions put into place about a year ago at the start of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 28-page executive order, which was released Friday, encourages state residents to continue to follow social distancing and following all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. But it ends mask requirements for restaurant workers, does away with capacity restrictions for movie theaters and other large venues and also eliminates other safety guidelines for gyms, barbershops, and other close-contact businesses.

Read More at The Gwinnett Daily Post.

Original article published in Metro Atlanta CEO – May 3, 2021.