ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued an executive order effective April 8, 2021 that roll back remaining COVID-19 restrictions in Georgia.

The executive order:

  • Eliminates the Gatherings ban
  • Eliminates Shelter-in-Place requirements
  • Removes the critical infrastructure distinction and collapses all organization suggested measures into one main list, with a small number of additional industry-specific requirements remaining
  • Reduces any remaining distance requirements (i.e. distance between parties at restaurants, bars, and movie theaters, and between patrons of group fitness classes)
  • Eliminates the ability of law enforcement to close an organization for failure to comply with the Executive Order provisions

The order remains in place until April 30, 2021.