Empire Mall closes due to COVID-19 concerns

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The Empire Mall in Sioux Falls is closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Empire Mall will be closing at 7 pm Wednesday until March 29.

"The health and safety of our shoppers, retailers, and employees are of paramount importance and we are taking this step to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our communities," said David Simon, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Simon.

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