City of Bainbridge declares state of emergency in response to COVID-19

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
March 24, 2020

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. (WCTV) -- The City of Bainbridge has adopted an ordinance to enter a local state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The city says, under a state of emergency declaration, gyms, salons, bowling alleys, daycare and childcare facilities will be closed during this time, while other businesses will remain open as long as they maintain a six-foot social distance.

Under the ordinance, restaurants will no longer allow for dining in, but take out and delivery are still acceptable.

A curfew has also been enacted, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, from he hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The full ordinance can be read by clicking here.