Good times start rolling, carefully, in New Orleans restaurants on Saturdays when they are allowed to welcome visitors for the first time since March.
Where to eat, nail salons, and other businesses in the city should only accept customers with reservations.
Kirk Estopinal, co-owner of Cane and Table in the French Quarter, said that guests will be asked to wear masks and order food when they make a reservation.
“We will run a trial for what it means to operate in a new normal,” he said.
In Boston, Mayor Marty Walsh postponed plans to reopen Monday in the city after an antibody study found that only 10 percent of the population were exposed to the virus.
In Texas, which began to reopen gradually this month, victims of the virus continued to increase. The case count reached 45,198 on Friday, up 1,347 from Thursday, and the number of deaths rose 58 on Thursday and 56 on Friday, bringing the total to 1,272 on Friday.
In Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis said he would allow the district to apply for a reopening holiday – but New Yorkers who are looking for a beach vacation are not lucky.
“If you tell me you are going to rent it out to people from New York City, I might not approve it, okay?” she says.
In Michigan, Karl Manke, a 77-year-old Owosso barber who was beaten with a license suspension and two minor offenses for reopening, is still cutting hair.
“Mr. Manke, he is not a hero to me,” said Attorney General Dana Nessel. “He is not a patriot.”
Additional reporting by Isabel Vincent, wire service