Amarillo Issues A Shelter In Place Order

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By NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

Amarillo, Texas is now under a ‘shelter in place’ order due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The city's mayor says the order goes into effect tonight at 11:59 p.m. It lasts until April 6 at 11:59 p.m.

The city says businesses considered to be non-essential are required to close. Right now, the city says more than 20 people are in quarantine.