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More than a dozen states have extended stay-home orders past White House deadline

California

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a six-point plan this week all of whose conditions must be met before any modifications are made to the state’s stay-home order. Newsom and the leaders of Oregon and Washington announced a regional pact this week to coordinate any loosening of social distancing restrictions.

Connecticut

Last week, Gov. Ned Lamont signed an extension of Connecticut’s shelter-in-place order until May 20, and the state joined half a dozen others in the Northeast in announcing a coordinated reopening strategy.

Delaware

Delaware’s stay-home order will remain in place until May 15, though the state will coordinate lifting its restrictions with the leaders of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

District of Columbia

The nation’s capital will remain under a shelter-in-place order until May 15 after an extension this week by Mayor Muriel Bowser.

Kentucky

Gov. Andy Beshear has not announced an end date for Kentucky’s “healthy at home” order but will team up with several other Midwestern governors — from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan — to determine when to loosen restrictions.

Maryland

Maryland is under a shelter-in-place order until further notice.

Massachusetts

Gov. Charlie Baker extended Massachusetts’ stay-home advisory and closure of nonessential businesses until May 4, though Baker is part of a pact among Northeastern governors planning to coordinate loosened restrictions.

Minnesota

Minnesota residents are under a stay-home order until May 4 after Gov. Tim Walz extended the mandate. Walz will coordinate with his counterparts from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Wisconsin and Michigan to come up with a regional reopening plan.

New Hampshire

The shelter-in-place order issued by Gov. Chris Sununu last month is in effect until May 4.

New Jersey

New Jerseyans are under a stay-home order until further notice, but Gov. Phil Murphy will coordinate reopening the state with his counterparts in New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday he was extending his state’s shelter-in-place order until May 15.

Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown’s stay-home order is in effect indefinitely and will be coordinated with the leaders of California and Washington.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s shelter-in-place order was recently extended through May 8 by Gov. Gina Raimondo.

Vermont

Vermont will remain under a shelter-in-place order until May 15.

Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam’s stay-home order for Virginians, signed last month, is set to last until June 10, the longest duration of any state.

Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee’s shelter-in-place order lifts on May 4, though the governor said that could be extended and any lifting of restrictions will be coordinated with the governors of Oregon and California.

West Virginia

In West Virginia, which was the last state in the nation to report a confirmed case of coronavirus, Gov. Jim Justice’s stay-home order is in effect until further notice.

Source: politico.com
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