April 06, 2020
Governor McMaster Issues Stay at Home Order
Governor McMaster has issued Executive Order 2020-21 requiring residents and visitors in South Carolina to stay at home or work, unless visiting family, exercising or obtaining essential goods or services.
The exceptions are listed as essential business, essential activities, or critical infrastructure operations and they are defined in detail in the order available here.
Additionally, the Governor ordered that all retail business still operating limit customer activity by only allowing five customers per 1000 square feet or 20% of their posted capacity in a store, whichever is less.
This order goes into effect tomorrow, Tuesday, April 7 at 5 p.m.
No additional businesses or activities will be limited as a result of this order. On Friday, Governor McMaster issued Executive Order 2020-18, which extended the list of non-essential businesses to be closed on Monday, April 6 at 5 p.m.