D.C. joins Maryland, Virginia in closing non-essential businesses
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Tuesday joined the governors of Maryland and Virginia in ordering the closure of some non-essential businesses such as salons, barber shops and tattoo parlors.
“We have virtually shut down economic activity in our city in an effort to contain the spread of the virus,” Miss Bowser said at a press conference.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced closures for non-essential businesses Monday.