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AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) - Amory has implemented restrictions on some businesses to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The mayor and Board of Aldermen passed the ordinance on Monday, March 23.
The ordinance is now in effect until 11:59 p.m. on March 31.
Non-essential business must not have more than 10 people inside their buildings at one time.
Examples of non-essential businesses include barbershops, beauty salons, sporting goods stores, retail stores, and gyms.
Examples of essential businesses include medical and healthcare clinics, gas stations, grocery stores, pharmacies, convenience stores, cleaners and laundrymats, discount and dollar stores, banks, hardware stores, electrical stores, plumbing stores, auto parts stores, building material stores, and daycares.
Restaurants are to close their dining rooms and bar areas. Restaurants can continue to use drive-thru, curbside, take-out and delivery services.
Amory is increasing police present after 8 p.m. each day.