North Carolinians will need to 'stay at home,' North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Friday. The order goes into effect Monday at 5 pm.
A statewide North Carolina 'stay at home' proclamation will order residents to suspend all unnecessary travel.
"I know this order may lead to more hardship and heartache," Cooper said.
Essential services, such as grocery stores and medical services, will reopen open and operational.
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