8 Newark businesses get citations for violating executive orders related to coronavirus
Authorities in Newark are cracking down on violations of the city's coronavirus executive orders.
Eight businesses received citations for not wearing masks or other personal protective equipment while serving customers.
Officials say that kind of behavior shows a complete disregard for spreading the virus.
Newark initiated a citywide lockdown that went into effect Wednesday at 8 p.m.
The order put a curfew on parts of the city and specific hours when non-essential businesses need to close by.