Wake, Orange counties to issue stay-at-home orders: What to expect next
Wake and Orange counties will announce a stay-at-home order Thursday afternoon, joining the other counties and cities that have taken this measure. What can you expect when your community is impacted?
MORE PER CHILD. >>> THE NUMBER OF CORONAVIRUS CASES IN THAT AREA CONTINUES TO SKYROCKET. TWO MORE COUNTIES WILL ISSUE STAY-AT-HOME ORDERS TODAY. WAKE AND ORANGE, DURHAM GOES INTO EFFECT TODAY. WE ARE LIVE OUTSIDE WEGMANS, UNDER THESE ORDERS YOU CAN STILL GROCERY SHOP, WE NEED FELT FOOD BUT THEY ARE EMPHASIZING THIS IS IMPORTANT FOR PEOPLE TO STAY HOME. >> Reporter: THAT IS WHY PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO DO THEIR PART, WE HAVE SEEN PEOPLE GOING INSIDE, EARLY THIS MORNING INTO WEGMANS AND MANY HAVE TOLD ME THEY ARE GOING TO GET THE NECESSARY ITEMS BUT I THINK THE BIG THING AS A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO DO THEIR PART AND LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF TRAVEL BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT OFFICIALS ARE ASKING FOR. WAKE COUNTY SAYS THE STAY-AT- HOME ORDER COULD BE SIMILAR TO WHAT DURHAM LOOKS LIKE. WE ARE EXPECTING ORANGE TO ANNOUNCE THAT TWO. DURHAM IS GETTING GROCERIES, VISIT HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, CARE FOR A PERSON, GAS STATIONS AND BANKS, PEOPLE CAN EXERCISE OUTSIDE, RESTAURANTS IN DURHAM ARE STILL ABLE TO PROVIDE DRIVE- THROUGH AND OTHER DELIVERY OPTIONS. WAKE COUNTY WILL HAPPEN THIS AFTERNOON, ORANGE WILL HAPPEN THIS MORNING, WE WILL STREAMLINES FOR YOU ON WRAL.COM.