The announcement was made by state park officials on Monday afternoon and requires visitors over the age of 2 years old to wear a mask in any state park facility staffed by employees or where the general public may congregate.
Habib signed the emergency proclamation at 5 p.m. Monday at City Hall. The proclamation calls COVID-19 a growing threat, and requires all customers in Goose Creek retail and commercial outlets to wear a mask.
The ordinance states that all customers are required to wear face coverings while inside the enclosed area of any retail or food service establishment, and when entering any building open to the public.
A woman who died following a gator attack on Kiawah Island previously attempted to touch the animal and told people who were attempting to rescue her,"I guess I won’t do this again," according to a newly released investigative report.
Access restrictions and checkpoints will be removed starting this Wednesday, May 6. On Monday, during an emergency meeting, City Council voted to accelerate the opening of checkpoints with a vote of 6-3.