Gov. Cuomo Says ‘100% Of Workforce Must Stay Home’ Due To Coronavirus

Governor Cuomo is signing an executive order “mandating that 100% of workforce must stay home, excluding essential services.”

The order, which Cuomo announced on Friday, March 20, excludes businesses such as pharmacies and grocery stores, along with essential services such as utilities and Internet providers.

In addition to the workforce order, all non-essential gatherings of individuals in New York state are now canceled — “of ANY size for ANY reason,” Cuomo said via Twitter. The ban applies to any party, celebration or social event.

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