NY, NJ, Connecticut to close bars, eateries to fight virus

Virus Outbreak New York
Posted at 11:40 AM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 11:40:53-04

NEW YORK — Governors of New York, Connecticut, New Jersey said Monday they have agreed to close bars, restaurants, movie theaters and casinos starting at 8 p.m. Monday.

The governors said essential businesses like supermarkets and gas stations will be able to stay open after 8 p.m., though all non-essential businesses must close.

Restaurants will be able to offer take-out and delivery.