COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) – South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order Friday closing additional non-essential businesses to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
According to McMaster, those businesses include:
- Furniture stores
- Home furnishing stores
- Clothing stores
- Shoe and clothing accessory stores
- Jewelry stores
- Luggage and leather goods stores
- Department stores
- Sporting goods stores
- Book stores
- Craft and music stores
The order goes into effect at 5 p.m. on April 6.
Additionally, McMaster issued another executive order that suspends short-term rentals in S.C. to people traveling from coronavirus hotspots across the nation. Those include hotels, short-term rentals, vacation homes, B&B’s, timeshares, etc.
That executive order is effective immediately.
McMaster made the announcement during a Friday briefing on the state’s response to COVID-19.
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