The Columbia and Boone County stay-at-home order will now go through May 3, according to a news release from the city.
An extension of the original order, which began March 25 and was set to end Friday, had been signaled in recent comments by local officials.
The city news release also said officials are drafting a plan for reopening the city, which the city will provide details of next week.
The new order will allow non-essential businesses to conduct curbside pickup, delivery or shipping for orders beginning Saturday. Restaurants may continue to do curbside pickup, drive-thru and delivery services but not dine-in service.
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