Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego has declared a state of emergency for the city, prompting the immediate closure of bars and moving restaurants to delivery, takeout and drive-thru only starting at 8 p.m. tonight.
Based on input from healthcare professionals, business leaders,& community members, PHX is declaring a state of emergency forcing immediate closure of bars & moving restaurants to delivery/take-out/drive-thru only starting 8PM tonight. @cityoftucson joins us in this. #COVID19
— Mayor Kate Gallego (@MayorGallego) March 17, 2020
Tucson Mayor Regina Romero has also made the same announcement.