Governor Doug Ducey signed an executive order Monday, to prohibit large gatherings, cease the issuance of new special event licenses and pause the operations of bars, gyms, movie theaters, waterparks, and tubing rentals due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. In addition, Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman says the first day of school for in-person learning will be delayed until August 17-th. Schools will be able to conduct distance learning before then should they choose. The Governor also announced a new grant program for long-term care facilities. Facilities will receive $10,000 for the purchase of electronic devices to facilitate video conferencing with residents and their families.