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North Dakota governor issues guidelines to reopen state May 1: statement

NEW YORK (Reuters) – North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum issued guidelines for reopening the state as soon as May 1 in a statement issued late Wednesday, according to a statement from his office.

The state’s commerce department will work with business associations to develop new safety procedures for a gradual, safe reopening, according to a statement issued by his office.

Safety measures could include daily disinfection, mandatory health protocols, and limits on the number of customers who can enter a business.

(Reporting By Jessica Resnick-Ault; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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