Gibson County Commissioners put new restrictions in place due to COVID-19

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GIBSON CO., Ind (WEHT) While positive cases of coronavirus in Gibson County remain low at 7, commissioners don’t want to take any chances.

Beginning May 4 and continuing through May 18, there will be no public gatherings of more than 25 people.

All public gyms, libraries and museums, entertainment establishments, and large venues, including YMCA Camp Carson and the Gibson County Fairgrounds Activity building, must remain closed until May 18.

Also through May 18, access to the courthouse will be by appointment only.

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(This story was originally published on May 2, 2020)

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