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Coronavirus rules get stricter, but not everything is off limits in Durham

City and County officials strengthened their stay-at-home orders on Friday, imposing tougher rules on residents and businesses.

Now gatherings of more than five people are banned across Durham. And businesses must take specific steps to keep employees and customers safer.

These steps are the latest moves to try to reduce the local spread of coronavirus, which causes  potentially lethal COVID-19. 9th Street Reporter Ben Leonard shares specifics, including police readiness to enforce the rules, here.

Take heart Durham. Not everything is shut down. 9th Street reporter Bella Hutchins explains where locals, as of Friday, can and cannot go.

At top: Durham Mayor Steve Schewel announcing the city’s first stay-at-home order, which city and county officials made tougher Friday.