Portsmouth Press

Governor Announces Stay-at-home Order To Lift Saturday, Extends Executive Orders

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Governor Gina M. Raimondo recently announced that Rhode Island’s stay-at-home order will lift this Saturday, May 9.

Phase 1 will begin with the following restrictions:

The governor also issued a new executive order extending the ban on social gatherings of five people until May 22. In addition, the following orders will extend through May 22:

In addition, the following executive orders will be extended to June 5:

In Phase 1, places of worship will be allowed to reopen for groups of five only. Drive-in services are allowed as long as people remain in their cars.

Funerals will be allowed to have a maximum of 10 people, as long as they are appropriately socially distanced. More guidance for religious settings will be available on ReopeningRI.com.