Georgia Governor Kemp signs an order allowing businesses to ignore their local mask and vaccine obligations


Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) I issued an executive order on Thursday This will prevent businesses from complying with the obligations of local masks or COVID-19 vaccines aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.

Important reason: Kemp is the latest Republican governor to prevent local reactions to the virus. Soaring new cases from Delta variants..

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In numbers: Georgia reported on Thursday more than 7,000 new coronavirus cases and 46 deaths from the virus, following nearly 5,000 cases and 42 deaths on Wednesday. State data..

What they are saying: “The executive order I signed today ensures that businesses across our state are not punished by local governments for making livelihoods, paying employees, and trying to save their livelihoods. Georgia is open to business! “Kemp tweeted.

Big picture: Several school districts in Georgia Due to a new case between students and faculty, face-to-face learning has already stopped in just a few weeks of the new school year.

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