Southern California Governor, Gavin Newsom has placed on strict order of lockdown from Monday after hospitals are said to be overwhelmed by Covid-19 patients.
last week announced new statewide bans on gatherings and “non-essential” activities would come into effect once 85 percent of intensive care unit beds have been filled.
It’s stated that during the lockdown, most offices will be close and gatherings of people will be banned places like Bars and hair salons will be temporarily closed and restaurants will only be allowed to offer home deliveries.
The Governor emphasized that in other to tackle the virus there’ll be some actions that’ll be put into consideration. Like stay at home orders to prevent hospitals in California to be overwhelmed by the virus patients.
a report from the California’s Department of Public Health that San Joaquin Valley and southern California ICU capacity had reduce below 15 percents. And stay at home order in those regions will start tonight at 11:59 pm and could last for at least three weeks
Less important travelling is also temporarily restricted and hotels will no longer be opened to tourists.
California, during the recent weeks have recorded more than 30,073 new coronavirus cases with total number of 1.3 million cases of and nearly 20,000 deaths.