Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia ordered their residents to stay at home Monday in a bid to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus while Florida issued restrictions for some residents.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan first issued his directive on Monday morning, followed by his counterpart in Virginia and Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.
Each of their orders has varying penalties attached, as well as time frames.
In Maryland, Hogan’s order does not have a sunset clause, meaning the stay at home directive will remain in effect until the state’s state of emergency has ended, or until