Monday, January 18

Los Angeles announces new confinement order for coronavirus starting next Monday

  • Los Angeles Announces New Confinement Order For Coronavirus
  • Los Angeles County announced a new confinement order on Friday as COVID-19 cases spiraled out of control in this area, the most populous in the United States.
  • They will ban most meetings due to the worrying increase in infections and hospitalizations due to coronavirus

The Los Angeles Department of Health announced this Friday in a release a new confinement order due to the increase in coronavirus cases.

According to The Associated Press, the order will last three weeks and takes effect on Monday. It was issued after the county confirmed 24 new deaths and 4,544 new cases of COVID-19.

The average number of new cases in a five-day period was 4,751. There are nearly 2,000 people hospitalized in the county.

“As new cases of COVID-19 remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continues to rise, a temporary order will be issued from the Los Angeles County health official to demand additional safety measures in all sectors,” aim the release.

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According to the report, the temporary order will go into effect on Monday, November 30, 2020 and will remain in effect until December 20, 2020.

Modifications to sanitary measures in Los Angeles

As for meetings, “all public and private meetings with people who are not from your home are prohibited, except services based on faith and protests, which are constitutionally protected rights,” according to the recent statement.

On occupancy limits at various businesses, the county stated that: Essential retailers will have a 35% maximum occupancy. While non-essential retailers, personal care services and libraries will limit their occupancy to 20% starting Monday.

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