Governments around the world are ordeingd people toat home, restrict what they can do and close all businesses deemed nonessential. With over reported around the world, hundreds of millions of people are now required to stay at home in a worldwide effort to check the spread of around the globe. Now in the US, many states are expanding stay-at-home orders. These include curfew, shelter in place, and essential business.
Alabama: From April 4 at 5 p.m. to April 30, the governor has ordered residents to stay at home except for essential activities.
Alaska: Gov. Mike Dunleavy requires Alaskans to remain at their place of residences starting March 28 and closed nonessential businesses.
Arizona: Starting March 31, Gov. Doug Ducey is requiring residents to stay at home, stay healthy and stay connected, through the end of April.
California: San Francisco Bay Area communities were among the earliest to begin sheltering in place as of, expanding to a statewide mandate as of March 19. On March 22, Gov. Gavin Newsom asked the federal government to provide a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to get federal assistance with the crisis. By the end of March, six Bay Area counties declared the shelter-in-place order would continue until May 3. Statewide, seniors over 65 are ordered to stay indoors, except for walks and necessary appointments and are discouraged from going to stores.
Colorado: Starting March 26, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis ordered citizens to stay at home. He also requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for federal assistance.
Connecticut: Gov. Ned Lamont declared a “Stay Safe, Stay Home” order on March 23, closing all nonessential businesses statewide and asking residents to avoid any contact with others when outside.
Delaware: Starting on March 24, Gov. John Carney required residents of the state to shelter in place. It closed nonessential businesses. The state has provided a long list of what can and can’t remain open.
Florida: On the first of April Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a “safer at home” executive order. This requires residents to have limited movement outside their home to essential services. The list of essential activities includes attending a religious service.
Georgia: On the first of April, Gov. Brian Kemp signed a shelter-in-place order, which went into effect April 3.
Hawaii: Gov. David Ige ordered anyone in the state — regardless of residents or tourists — to stay in their place of residence starting March 25. The governor is also requiring anyone arriving in the state to self-quarantine.
Idaho: Gov. Brad Little is mandating residents in the state to stay home for at least 21 days, except for essential services and outdoor exercise. They need to stay 6 feet away from other individuals.
Illinois: Starting on March 21, Gov. J. B. Pritzker declared a statewide shelter in place, with only essential services like pharmacies and clinics remaining open.
Indiana: From March 25 to April 7, Gov. Eric Holcomb has declared residents to stay at their residency, except for essential services, and has prohibited onsite dining. On April 3, the governor declared he would sign an order extending the stay-at-home period by two weeks.
Kansas: Starting March 30 to April 19, Gov. Laura Kelly ordered residents to stay at home unless for essential activities such as getting food or for medical care.
Kentucky: Residents are called on to stay at home, Gov. Andy Beshear closed all non essential or (as in the decree) “non-life-sustaining businesses” to in-person services beginning on March 26. The governor told Kentuckians to go outside only for essential activities and exercise.
Louisiana: On March 23, the residents of Louisiana were ordered to shelter in place. Gov. John Bel Edwards had previously shuttered nonessential businesses such as casinos and closed schools.
Maine: Beginning April 1, Gov. Janet Mills requires residents to stay home through at least April 30, except for essential activities.
Maryland: Coming short of calling it “shelter in place,” Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has informed residents to remain in their homes and is required all nonessential businesses to close by March 23. On March 30, the governor signed an executive order directing residents to stay in their homes.
Massachusetts: Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered residents to stay at home from March 24 to April 7 he has gone on to order nonessential businesses to close during that period. On March 31, the governor extended the stay-at-home order through May 4.
Michigan: Starting March 24 and extending for at least three weeks, Michigan ordered residents to stay home unless for essential activities.
Minnesota: Gov. Tim Walz has ordered residents to stay home starting March 27 and going to April 10, and extended restaurant and bar closures until May 1. Residents may leave their homes for essential and outdoor activities as long as they practice social distancing. The state will work with local law enforcement to support the order.
Mississippi: Starting April 5, Gov. Tate Reeves has created an order for residents to shelter in place.
Missouri: From April 6 to April 24, Gov. Mike Parson has ordered Missourians to stay home.
Montana: Gov. Steve Bullock has directed residents to stay home. This went into effect March 28 and goes through April 10. It also closes nonessential businesses.
Nevada: On March 31, Gov. Steve Sisolak issued an order for Nevadans to stay in their residences except for essential services, through April 30.
New Hampshire: Starting March 27, Gov. Chris Sununu has release an order for residents to stay at home, going out only for essential activities such as groceries, exercise or checking on neighbors who are unable to go out.
New Jersey: He didn’t officially use the language of “shelter in place,” but Gov. Phil Murphy has directed residents to stay at home and ordered all nonessential businesses to close by March 21.
New Mexico: Beginning March 24, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham instructed residents to stay at home and go out only when necessary. The governor has assured residents they could still walk their pet or go on a walk. She also closed all nonessential businesses.
New York: Gov. Andrew Cuomo put his state on “pause,” stopping short of a call for a statewide shelter in place. Instead he shuttered all nonessential businesses and ordered all nonessential workers to work from home as of March 22, extending the period to April 15. On March 20, the White House declared that a major disaster exists in the state. The White House on March 24 has asked any New Yorker who had recently left the area to self-quarantine.
North Carolina: Except for activities deemed essentials and services — such as job, food, medicine, outdoor exercise or to help someone — residents were ordered to stay indoors, beginning on March 30.
Ohio: The state demands residents to stay at home, that began March 23.
Oklahoma: The state orders residents age 65 and older to stay home, Gov. Kevin Stitt on March 24 has also directed any Oklahoma resident with an underlying medical condition to stay in their homes except for essential services.
Oregon: On March 23, Gov. Kate Brown ordered the citizens of Oregon to stay at home, except for essential services and exercise.
Pennsylvania: From the dates April 1 to 30, Gov. Tom Wolf ordered residents to stay at home except to access, support or provide essential services.
Rhode Island: Gov. Gina Raimondo ordered the residents of the state to stay at home through at least April 13. The governor also ordered anyone coming to Rhode Island from another state to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Tennessee: Starting on March 31, Gov. Bill Lee directed residents of the state to stay home, except for activities that are essential for health and safety.
Texas: From dates April 2 to April 30, Gov. Greg Abbott ordered Texans to minimize social gatherings and in-person contact with those not in the same household. The governor stressed the order is not a shelter-in-place or stay-at-home strategy but instead based on limiting Texans to essential services and activities to check the spread of the virus.
Utah: Not calling it a shelter-in-place order, Gov. Gary Herbert did issue a “stay safe, stay home” directive through April 13.
Vermont: Gov. Philip Scott has directed residents to stay at home, except for essential services and exercise, starting March 25.
Virginia: Until at least June 10, Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered the citizens of Virginia to stay at home except for work and limited shopping, and closed all schools.
Washington: Hours after the state of Oregon issues its order, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on March 23 issued a similar stay-at-home order. On March 22, The White House declared a major disaster in the state of Washington, allowing it to receive federal aid.
West Virginia: Calling it a stay-at-home order, Gov. Jim Justice went on to direct residents to stay indoors starting March 24, except for necessary trips and exercise. The governor assured West Virginians a stay-at-home order is not martial law.
Wisconsin: In a series of messages on social media, Gov. Tony Evers said he would order residents to stay at home effective March 24.
Along with dozens of states, the District of Columbia issued an order for residents to stay at home beginning April 1, and Puerto Rico has required residents to stay indoors.
At the regional level, cities and counties are also issuing stay-at-home orders, including Austin, Texas, Kansas City, Missouri, Miami Beach, Florida, St. Louis, San Antonio and a few of the counties of Pennsylvania.