The City of Columbus is under curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. until the order is rescinded by the Mayor. Travel to and from work is permitted, as well as other exceptions, including seeking care, fleeing dangerous situations, and homelessness.
.@MayorGinther signed an executive order implementing a curfew on the City of Columbus from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
This order will remain in effect until it rescinded by the Mayor. pic.twitter.com/bPTddsvwCb
— City of Columbus (@ColumbusGov) June 1, 2020
Exemptions from the curfew include:
- Law enforcement, fire and medical personnel;
- Members of the news media;
- Individuals traveling directly to and from work;
- Individuals seeking care, fleeing dangerous circumstances or experiencing homelessness.
Failure to comply with this order may result in a fine of up to $1000, and/or imprisonment up to 1 year. Note: pepper spray is also being used to force people to leave the area.
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