Governor Andy Beshear announced yesterday the second phase of plans to reopen the commonwealth’s economy. In doing so, Beshear urged Kentuckians to have patience and caution as the fight against COVID-19 continues
Beshear said all businesses should follow the 10 rules of staying healthy at work as well as industry-specific guidance, which will be issued very soon.
The new tentative dates for reopening are:
May 22 – Restaurants, with limited 33% capacity and outdoor seating
June 1 – Movie theaters, fitness centers
June 11 – Campgrounds, public and private
June 15 – Child care, with reduced capacity; and potentially low-touch and outdoor youth sports
The Governor added that Phase 3 is coming July 1 with bars, with limitations, and gatherings up to 50 people then being allowed.