MARION COUNTY,Fla. (WCJB)-- In an emergency meeting Marion County Commissioners increased restrictions on businesses in order to maintain social distancing guidelines.
The commission unanimously agreed to close establishments that have a high risk of spreading COVID-19.
Places including but not limited to movie theaters, concert houses, internet cafes, and horse track gaming venues will be closed.
Businesses that violate the order could face fines of $500 per person in the facility, or even a misdemeanor charge. The order goes into effect at 7 P.M. Thursday night.