Prohibits most nonessential activity outside the home from 10 p.m.to 5 a.m in purple tier counties.
"We've seen reports of people saying, 'Well, I haven't changed my behavior". Beginning on Friday, a maximum of 15 people from a total of three different households will be permitted to gather, officials said, and all gatherings must continue to be outdoors.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has issued a "limited stay-at-home order" banning non-essential work and gatherings between 10pm and 5am for the next month in response to the state's recent spike in coronavirus cases.More news: Why Pep Guardiola has signed new Manchester City deal
"In light of the steep surge in positive cases we are now experiencing, and as with other COVID-19 orders created to protect the most vulnerable members of our community, the city of Fresno is asking our residents to voluntarily comply with the state's limited stay-at-home directive", Brand said. "With the surge in transmission of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, it is safe to assume that many people are infected without even knowing it yet". We had Halloween. We just exited Veterans Day. "All of those things create opportunities for the virus to spread, opportunities where when we've put our guard down it certainly does spread". "Well, today, because the background transmission rate, the level of COVID in our communities, is higher, even our everyday activities become higher risk".
The county's announcement came a day after California Gov. Gavin Newsom deployed an "emergency brake" on 28 counties and moved them into the most restrictive of four tiers for reopening. Non-essential businesses that operate indoors will be limited to 25% capacity; outdoor restaurants, breweries and wineries will operate at 50% outdoor capacity; card rooms, outdoor mini-golf, go-karts and batting cages will operate at 50% outdoor capacity; and personal care businesses will have to operate by appointment-only. Similar curfews have already been put in place in New York City and Los Angeles, as well as in the states of MA and Virginia. At the start of November, the state saw a 51.3% increase in a one-week period, he said.More news: Romney blasts ‘undemocratic’ Trump for pressuring Republicans to overturn election
Los Angeles County health officials on Thursday announced 5,031 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day total reported since the pandemic began.
"We've seen in the past that COVID goes from zero to 60 miles per hour very quickly", he said during a briefing on the new stay-at-home order, adding that "all tools are on the table".
"At this point, no one should be still underestimating the spread of this virus, nor should anyone be questioning the actions we still need to slow the spread and lessen its impact on our collective health and our local economy", said Los Angeles County Health Officer Dr. Muntu Davis.More news: Accused Kenosha shooter Rittenhouse says he used stimulus money to buy gun