Mar 20, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Pennsylvania closes all non-life-sustaining businesses amid coronavirus fears

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued an executive order on Thursday mandating the closure of all non-life-sustaining businesses in the state to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, per a statement.

Where it stands: The order's enforcement will begin Saturday. Municipalities and states across the U.S. have been close down non-essential businesses to minimize person-to-person contact with COVID-19 on the rise.

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