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Watch: North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper speaks following closure of all dine-in restaurants, bars

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Posted at 11:08 AM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 13:43:44-04

NORTH CAROLINA - An executive order has been issued by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday that says all restaurants and bars must close to dine-in customers.

Officials are hoping this will slow the spread of coronavirus.

The order goes into effect at 5 p.m. Tuesday, but takeout and delivery orders are still an option.

There is still no word on when restaurants and bars will reopen to the public.

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