Mayor Muriel Bowser issued Mayor’s Order 2020-066 to extend the District’s public emergency and public health emergency and continue to require individuals to stay home through June 8, 2020. The Mayor’s Order can be found here.
Virginia Corona Virus Update:
Virginia’s statewide stay-at-home order ends Friday with the implementation of Phase One reopening. However, per this week’s executive order from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, Northern Virginia will remain closed.
Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties — as well as Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park, among others — will maintain their restrictions until Friday, May 29, at least.
In other parts of the state:
Retail: Non-essential retail may open at 50 percent capacity.
Restaurants: For those localities that are entering Phase One, restaurants and beverage services with patio seating may open their outdoor seating at 50 percent occupancy, accounting for social distancing and providing at least six feet of space between tables.
Personal grooming: Barber shops, hair, nail, massage, and tanning salons, and tattoo parlors are permitted to reopen at 50 percent occupancy and by appointment only. Customers and employees must wear masks. Beard or facial hair trimming are not permitted.
Worship: Religious meetings can take place in person at 50 percent capacity. Guests must be spaced at least six feet apart and it is recommended that all attendees wear face masks.
Fitness centers: Gyms and fitness centers will remain closed under Phase One but are permitted to host outdoor classes with 10 or fewer guests.
Outdoor activities: Beaches remain closed except for fishing and exercise. Swimming pools may open for lap swimming with one person per lane. Private campgrounds may reopen, but overnight camps will remain closed in Phase One.
Entertainment: Movie theaters, concert venues, and amusement parks will remain closed through Phase One.
Maryland Corona Virus Update:
While the state-level order lifts Friday, some counties are fully adopting Gov. Larry Hogan’s Phase One while others are easing restrictions more slowly — or not at all, creating a hodgepodge of openings around the state.
Montgomery County and Baltimore City will lengthen their stay-at-home orders, leaving all current restrictions in place until further notice. Prince George’s County will maintain its stay-at-home order until June 1.
Retail: Under Phase One, non-essential retail is allowed to operate at 50-percent capacity, with social distancing guidelines. However, several counties are taking varied approaches to reopen. Anne Arundel County, Baltimore and Howard counties will allow retail to open for curbside pickup only, while Frederick County will allow retail spaces smaller than 10,000 square feet to reopen at 50 percent capacity.
Religious services: In-person worship services can take place at 50 percent capacity, but are strongly encouraged to be held outside. Guests must maintain a social distance of six feet and wear masks.
Personal grooming: The statewide Phase One allows barber shops and hair salons to reopen at 50 percent capacity, and by appointment only. All nail, massage, tanning, and tattoo parlors will remained closed. Anne Arundel County is allowing appointment-only salons to reopen, while Howard County will limit the shops to with one customer inside at a time. In Baltimore and Frederick counties, salons will remain closed.
Outdoor activities: Hogan lifted restrictions on golfing, recreational boating, hunting, fishing, horseback riding and camping in early May as the state’s first step toward easing restrictions. Beaches are also permitted to reopen, according to Hogan, but only to nearby residents.
Restaurants: Bars and restaurants will remained closed for in-person dining, even under Phase One.
Entertainment venues: All concert venues, movie theaters, and amusement parks will remain closed.