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ATLANTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 04: A view of an empty John Lewis Freedom Parkway into downtown Atlanta from Jackson Street Bridge on April 4, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued a statewide shelter-in-place order for all residents that went into effect at 6 p.m. on April 3, 2020, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday that several types of businesses will be allowed to reopen this Friday. The shelter-in-place order put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across the state, is still active until April 30. (Read the Governor’s full statement here.)

Additionally, several other types of businesses will be allowed to reopen on Monday, April 27, the Governor said.

All of these businesses will have to meet minimum basic operations to be open, including screening workers who show symptoms of illness, as well as increased sanitation.

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