ATLTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- As Missouri and Illinois both saw their biggest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases, the mayor of Alton is cracking down on those not following the state's stay-at-home order.

Mayor Brant Walker announced he's directed police to cite, or even arrest, anyone refusing to follow the order.

Walker said incidents will be left to each individual officer's discretion.

Alton is in Madison County, where there have been 31 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus as of Friday.

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