BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) – Butler County says its special election Tuesday will take place as scheduled, despite the coronavirus outbreak.

In a press release, the county says as of Monday afternoon, it has zero confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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A special election for the 8th Legislative District in northeastern Butler will go on as planned, the county says.

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The county tells residents there are things they can do — like avoid large gatherings, cover any sneezes and coughs with their elbows and stay home if sick — to help mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus.

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On Monday, Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all nonessential government offices and businesses to close.