ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) – Following Governor Brian Kemp’s executive shelter in place order yesterday for “medically fragile” residents, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a 14-day stay at home order late Monday night.
Lance posted the executive order on Twitter, which applies to:READ MORE: Wife Of Fallen Deputy Magli: "I’m Not Ready. Eleven Years Was Not Long Enough."
“All individuals living in the territorial jurisdictional limits of the City of Atlanta due to the unusual condition of the COVID-19 pandemic; and ordering that all individuals living in the territorial jurisdictional limits of the City of Atlanta are directed to stay at their place of residence; to permit persons subject to this order to leave their places of residence to provide or receive certain essential activities and work for essential business and government services; to exempt individuals experiencing homelessness from this order but urging them to find shelter and governmental and other entities to provide it; directing all businesses to cease non-essential operations at physical locations within the City of Atlanta; prohibiting all non-essential gatherings of any number of individuals; and for other purposes.”READ MORE: Third Stimulus Check: When Could You Get Another Economic Relief Payment?
She clarified in her post that the order does not include essential businesses, parks, the Atlanta BeltLine and restaurants serving takeout.MORE NEWS: 8 Georgia Cities Among The Worst At Money Management
Lance also indicated her decision was “based upon our density & specific needs/concerns in Atlanta.”