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State Reopening Plan : Minnesota

Gov. Tim Walz says he will allow some businesses to reopen, beginning April 27. This will allow 80,000 to 100,000 people in the industrial, manufacturing and office settings to go back to work.

“Today’s order was developed with consultation with hundreds of businesses, with labor groups, with worker’s organizations, and with public health experts,” he said.

“None of this would be done without a sign off of independent health experts,” Walz stressed.

The governor said to reopen, businesses must create, share and implement a Covid-19 preparedness plan that outlines measures they are taking to ensure social distancing and worker hygiene.

He added that businesses must also engage in health screenings of employees and ensure that sick workers stay at home.

Source: Alaa Elassar, CNN


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