Los Angeles issues new stay at home order as coronavirus cases surge
On Friday, Los Angeles County issued a new stay at home order advising people to Avoid
three weeks of nonessential trips in an attempt to tackle a new increase in cases of coronavirus.
The order will come into force on Monday and will run up to Dec. 20 for three weeks.
A declaration from L.A. The Public Health County Department urges people to stay home as
much as possible" and wear a face mask while they head out.
With the exception of "constitutionally protected rights" to attend religious ceremonies and marches, it
forbids both public and private meetings of people not living in the same home.
For separate companies, occupancy limits were given. At a 50 percent maximum occupancy,
wellness centres, parks, galleries and zoos can run. Compared to 20 percent occupancy for non-critical retail, like indoor malls, essential retail will stay open at 35 percent ability. Nail salons and facilities for personal care must stay below 20% occupancy.
The order will also shut public playgrounds temporarily. Owing to the increased likelihood of transmitting when clients have their masks removed, pubs, cafes, breweries and wineries will stay closed to in-person eating and drinking.
According to the announcement, all schools and day camps will stay open in accordance with the reopening guidelines. Outdoor entertainment, including conservation standards, will still stay accessible on beaches, trails, and parks.
The order arrives as COVID-19 cases in the most populated county in the country begin to grow.