Coronavirus News: Puerto Rico announces new measures to curb COVID-19 spread

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NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Puerto Rico has new measures in place aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus.

That includes a $100 fine for anyone not wearing a mask.

An executive order signed by Puerto Rico's governor also includes a total lockdown every Sunday.

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Only pharmacies, grocery stores, gas stations and hardware stores will be allowed to open.

Public school classes will be held remotely. And gyms, movie theaters, and spas will remain closed.

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