Executive Order 21-119

Extension of Executive Orders 20-02 and 21-105

WHEREAS, on March 9, 2020, Executive Order 20-02 was issued for a declaration of a state of emergency due to the dangers to health and life posed by COVID-19 and that Order has been extended through at least December 23, 2021;

WHEREAS, on November 12, 2021, I issued Executive Order 21-109 affirming the disaster emergency that was first declared on August 19, 2021 for the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 (“the Delta variant”) and other then-existing COVID-19 variants and that Order has been extended through at least January 8, 2022; and

WHEREAS, on October 26, 2021, I issued Executive Order 21-105 amending the quarantine and isolation order and that Order has been extended through December 23, 2021.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, DANIEL J. MCKEE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Rhode Island, pursuant to Article IX of the Rhode Island Constitution and the Rhode Island General Laws, including, but not limited to, Title 30, Chapter 15, and Title 23, Chapter 8, do hereby extend the following Executive Orders:

  1. Executive Order 20-02 (Declaration of Disaster Emergency).
  2. Executive Order 21-105 (Amended Quarantine and Isolation Order).

This Order shall take effect immediately and remain in full force and effect through January 20, 2022 unless renewed, modified or terminated by a subsequent Executive Order.

So Ordered,

Daniel J. McKee