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In addition to our normal news coverage, What Now Atlanta is tracking ways Atlanta’s businesses are adapting to the novel coronavirus and the challenges it brings to brick-and-mortars.
The mandate which was first announced Wednesday goes into effect Friday, April 3 at 6 p.m. and expires on Monday, April 13 at 11:59 p.m., with the potential for an extension.
Georgia’s 10.6 million residents are to stay at home under the order with the exception of “essential services” and for trips to the grocery store, outdoor exercise, and medical reasons like doctor visits.
Restaurants can continue to offer takeout, curbside pickup, and deliveries, but bans dine-in service.
Click here to read and download the order in its entirety and watch Kemp’s announcement below.
[Editor’s note: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is rapidly evolving as is its effect on Atlanta, and the City’s businesses and its residents. Click here for What Now Atlanta’s ongoing coverage of the crisis. For guidance and updates on the pandemic, please visit the C.D.C. website.]