Gov. Asa Hutchinson, at his weekly coronavirus news conference from the state Capitol, referred to a report released Tuesday by the White House Coronavirus Task Force that said its members shared a “strong concern” for the worsening current situation in Arkansas.
The governor’s mandate says masks must be worn in all indoor and outdoor environments where people are exposed to non-household members and where social distancing isn’t possible.
Spain’s nationwide State of Alarm will remain in effect until May 24. The Spanish government has announced plans to gradually relax some confinement measures in phases over the next six to eight weeks.