Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced new measures on Monday to combat the spread of novel coronavirus, including closing bars and limiting restaurants to takeout and delivery orders.
As a result, the governor announced that the state would be waiving the waiting period for unemployment.
Beshear also announced an executive order to prohibit price gauging.
These are the other services affected by the coronavirus outbreak:
- All Kentucky hospitals must stop elective surgeries.
- All child care centers must close by the end of the business day on Friday.
- Kentucky’s state capitol will be closing to non-essential personnel starting Tuesday morning.