(AP) — Wisconsin-based retailer Kohl’s Corp. is closing all of its more than 1,100 stores nationwide in response to declining sales tied to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kohl’s said the stores will be closed at least until April 1.

READ MORE: Spirit Airlines To Add Flights From Manchester-Boston Regional Airport To Florida In October

The company planned to “support store associates with two calendar weeks of pay,” said Michelle Gass, Kohl’s chief executive officer in a news release.

Kohl’s also said late Thursday that it has fully drawn its $1 billion unsecured credit facility to bolster its cash and ”preserve its financial flexibility.”

READ MORE: VIDEO: State Police Looking For Tractor-Trailer That Sideswiped Lieutenant On 495 And Didn't Stop

The Menomonee Falls-based chain is withdrawing its fiscal full year and first-quarter guidance and slashing its inventory and expenses.

Kohl’s has stores in 49 states.

MORE NEWS: Biden's Gift To Putin: Aviator Sunglasses Made In Randolph, Massachusetts

(© Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)