(AmericanProsperity.com) – New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey announced on Monday a partnership to curb the growing number of COVID-19 cases. Starting at 8 p.m. EST on Monday night, the tri-state area will limit crowd capacity for social gatherings and recreational activities to 50 people in alignment with CDC recommendations. The governors are ordering all non-essential businesses like movie theaters, gyms, casinos, and bars to close.
There are some exceptions to this new regulation. Restaurants can offer take-out and delivery to curb a total loss of income. Supermarkets and gas stations are also exempt from the ruling.
What regional leadership looks like- Coronavirus: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut agree to restrict restaurants, limit events to fewer than 50 people https://t.co/5YIfoRehDj
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The governors, all Democrats, said they were taking the action due to a lack of nationwide standards and federal direction.
They join California, Ohio, Illinois, and Pennsylvania in instituting some form of social gathering controls to limit the exposure to COVID-19. The goal is to flatten the curve, and social distancing is the best way to do it.
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