Marion County forces some businesses to close amid spread of coronavirus
County leaders try to prevent spread of COVID-19
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – Marion County on Thursday implemented an ordinance forcing some businesses to close amid the spread of the coronavirus.
The businesses are considered non-essential.
Five cases of coronavirus have been reported in Marion County, but in nearby Alachua County, there are 53 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Here are some of the businesses affected by the ordinance:
- Music venues
- Gaming venues
- Internet cafes
- Bingo halls
- Bowling alleys
- Casinos Indoor
- Climbing facilities
- Skating rinks
- Hookah lounges
- Cigar bars
County leaders also reminded residents to maintain social distance.
The ordinance also mentioned a stay-at-home order put in place by Orange County.
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