May 28th, 2020 – 4:10 PM
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced Thursday that bars and nightclubs across the state will be allowed to open back up on June 1.
However, they must meet 39 standards.
Also June 1, gatherings of 25 people will be permitted with social distancing, and professional and amateur sports can resume.
Summer school can be held beginning next month but live music venues will remain closed.
The shelter in place order for medically fragile Georgians will remain in place until June 12.
The governor also renewed the Public Health State of Emergency a third time through 11:59 p.m. on July 12.
The declaration allows for enhanced partnerships between the public and private sectors for healthcare infrastructure, procurement of supplies and coordination across all levels of government.
Kemp also urged Georgians to wear masks when going out in public.
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