Easter Churchgoers Will Be Forced Into Coronavirus Quarantine, Kentucky Mayor Says

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D) urged residents to remain indoors for the Easter holiday and mandated that anyone who breaks the state’s stay-at-home order will have to self-quarantine for two weeks.

Beshear will enforce his state’s laws by recording the license plates of any person attending Easter services or other gatherings. The residents will then receive quarantine notices in person.

“This is a time and weekend, a whole week for multiple faiths, that is about faith. It’s about knowing we have faced as people – as Christians, as Jews, as members of many faiths – many difficult, dark times, and we have prevailed,” Beshear said Friday. “We know that the weeks or the months ahead will be difficult. We know that there are going to be tougher days before there are easier days.”

“This is the only way we can ensure that your decision doesn’t kill someone else,” he added.

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