Governor Henry McMaster has ordered more businesses to close as cases continue to spread across every county in South Carolina
SC Governor McMaster has signed two new executive orders on Friday ordering more non-essential businesses to close. The second executive order puts new restrictions on short-term rentals in the state. The order will go into effect on Monday, April 6th at 5 pm.
The temporary closure of the non-essential businesses have expanded to include:
- Furniture stores
- Jewelry stores
- Department stores
- Home furnishing stores
- Clothing stores
- Shoe stores
- Shoe and clothing accessory stores
- Luggage and leather goods stores
- Sporting good stores
- Book stores
- Craft and music stores
The governor’s second executive order concerns short-term rental restrictions. Hotels, motels, rental houses, and AirBnbs situated in CDC-identified coronavirus hotspots will no longer be allowed to accept short-term rental to people except for military, first responders, medical, and commercial transportation workers.