Monday, May 11, 2020

Retail stores can reopen in 12 of 16 Maine counties today

News Center Maine
Governor Janet Mills announced the revision to her phased reopening of Maine Friday.

Mills said 12 mostly rural counties can begin the reopening process because there is no evidence of community transmission of the coronavirus and because there is a lower number of confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The stores must follow CDC safety guidelines to reopen. The guidelines include employees being required to wear face coverings, ensuring social distancing between staff and customers, and limiting the number of customers inside the establishment, among others. . . . more