Due to the rise in coronavirus cases, 12 states — Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Maine, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas and Washington — have rolled back or paused reopening plans.

Here’s a breakdown of where all 50 states stand when it comes to reopening:

Alabama – Reopening continues as state education and health officials unveiled on Friday a road map for school districts to reopen in the fall.

Alaska – The state is currently in phase three of a four-phase reopening plan.

Arizona – Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday the state’s reopening plans are now “on pause” as a result of a major spike in coronavirus cases.

Arkansas –Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he is not ready to further lift restrictions as cases surge.

California – If and when Covid-19 patients begin to strain resources like hospitals and ICU beds, Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to pull back on their reopening ability, he said Thursday.

Colorado – Gov. Jared Polis and state health officials said Thursday if the virus keeps spreading, they may have to slow or stop the reopening process.

Connecticut – Gov. Ned Lamont said Thursday the state appears to be on track for a safe reopening of schools in the fall.

Delaware – Gov. John Carney announced Thursday the delay of the third phase of economic reopening originally scheduled for Monday.

Florida – Gov. Ron DeSantis says the state has no plan for continuing its reopening. The state has stopped on premises consumption of alcohol at bars.

Georgia – The majority of Georgia businesses statewide have reopened with restrictions. Live venues are slated to reopen July 1.

Hawaii – Reopening continues with Gov. David Ige announcing that travel restrictions will be lifted for tourist with negative tests results.

Idaho – Gov. Brad Little on Thursday said the state will remain in stage four of reopening for at least two more weeks.

Illinois – The fourth phase of reopening in Illinois starts Friday and includes gyms and indoor dining.

Indiana – Indiana is on track to enter the fifth and final stage of reopening on July 4.

Iowa – Reopening continues as state education officials released guidelines Thursday allowing schools to reopen to normal activities as of July 1.

Kansas – Gov. Laura Kelly announced Monday she is recommending communities remain in phase three of the state’s reopening plan in for at least two more weeks.

Kentucky – Reopening plans resume as state allows visitation at assisted living facilities to begin on Monday.

Louisiana – Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday formally extended the second phase of reopening in Louisiana for another 28 days, as new Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations increase.

Maine – Gov. Janet Mills paused the state’s next phase, which would allow bars and restaurants to reopen July 1.

Maryland – Gov. Larry Hogan said the state will “continue to safely reopen” in a statement Thursday.

Massachusetts – State is currently in phase two and on track to start phase three in July.

Michigan – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer allowed Thursday for professional sports to return without spectators.

Minnesota – Reopening continues with indoor games and scrimmages for youth sports expected to resume on July 1.

Mississippi – All Mississippi businesses were allowed to reopen in early June.

Missouri – Reopening continues as the state entered second phase of its “Show Me Strong Recovery” plan on June 16.

Montana – State has been in second phase of reopening since June 1, but there is no indication when it will move into its final phase.

Nebraska – Reopening continues with most counties currently in third phase.

Nevada – Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday there is no timeline for further lifting of restrictions.

New Hampshire – Reopening continues with movie theaters and other venues expected to open on Monday.

New Jersey – Reopening still underway, Atlantic City casinos can reopen July 2 with 25% capacity.

New Mexico – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said Thursday further economic reopening plans are on hold. “We’re not quite ready to go to Phase Two,” she said.

New York – Gov. Andrew Cuomo removed shopping malls, gyms and movie theaters from its plans to reopen during phase four.

North Carolina – Gov. Roy Cooper extended the second phase of the state’s reopening plan for three additional weeks on Wednesday.

North Dakota – State’s “Smart Restart” plan continues to ease restrictions on restaurants, bars and school graduations.

Ohio – Reopening is continuing with the latest restrictions lifted on June 22, allowing sports practice to resume.

Oklahoma – Gov. Kevin Stitt said Friday he is not planning to roll back any reopening plans at this point.

Oregon – Most of the state is currently in phase two. In early June, Gov. Kate Brown paused pending county applications for reopening for a week when case count rose following the start of reopening.

Pennsylvania – The southeastern part of the state advance to its “green phase” Friday. The rest of the state is expected to do the same on July 3.

Rhode Island – State expects to advance to phase three in July. Parking capacity at Rhode Island beaches was expanded this week.

South Carolina – Reopening continues. State education officials released guidelines Monday for reopening school districts.

South Dakota – Reopening efforts continue.

Tennessee – Reopening continues. State is currently in third phase of its four-part reopening plan.

Texas – Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday ordered bars to close again and restaurants to reduce capacity to 50%. On Thursday Abbot said the state would pause any further phases to reopen.

Utah – State’s four-part, tiered reopening plan continues. Gov. Gary Herbert did pause the state’s plan for a short time in early June.

Vermont – State remains on track with reopening.

Virginia – Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday that he plans to loosen restrictions for the state on July 1.

Washington – Gov. Jay Inslee pauses reopening cities and going into fourth phase of reopening plan due to rising coronavirus cases

West Virginia – State will advance into week nine of reopening on Monday.

Wisconsin – State reopening plans continue, though local officials have said they might restrict bars and restaurants if numbers continue to rise. Dane County will restrict bar capacity after a spike there.

Wyoming – Reopening continues with visitation for long term health facilities resuming last week.

Source: CNN


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