Governor Noem seeks business restrictions during coronavirus pandemic  (Audio)

March 24, 2020

PIERRE, S.D.–South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem has issued an executive order asking businesses to restrict some of their operations….

Noem says health officials have confirmed community spread of coronavirus in Beadle, Hughes and Lyman Counties. She says towns and cities can now be more restrictive…..

Noem says the order asks businesses to restrict public gatherings and access…..

Noem says her powers are limited in ordering more restrictions across the state.

The latest report from the Department of Health shows 28 confirmed cases in the state.

Noem says she will have an update on school closings later today. (Tuesday)