Daviess County issues order restricting shoppers, sets curfew for minors


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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – An executive order issued by the City of Owensboro and Daviess County on Friday further restricts essential businesses that remain open.

The order indicates that the number of shoppers allowed to enter life-sustaining retail businesses will now be limited to one adult member per household. Minors under 18 years old are only allowed to enter with an adult.

The order also sets a curfew for minors in the county. No one under 18 years of age will be allowed in public between 9:00 pm CDT and 6:00 am CDT any day of the week unless they are accompanied by at least one parent or guardian or if they on the way to or from work.

The order also encourages all people wear face coverings in these businesses.

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(This story was originally published on April 10, 2020)

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