LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Governor Gavin Newsom Thursday announced a curfew will go into effect Saturday for counties in the purple tier of the state’s coronavirus-monitoring system.
The “limited” stay-at-home order requires all non-essential work, movement and gatherings to halt between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.READ MORE: No Criminal Charges Being Considered Against Tiger Woods For Crash, Sheriff Says: ‘He Was Lucid’
Due to the rise in #COVID19 cases, CA is issuing a limited Stay at Home Order.
Non-essential work and gatherings must stop from 10pm-5am in counties in the purple tier.
This will take effect at 10pm on Saturday and remain for 1 month.
Together–we can flatten the curve again.
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) November 19, 2020READ MORE: Strong Santa Ana Winds Expected To Blow Into Los Angeles Area Tonight
All Southern California counties are in the restrictive purple tier.
The new order will take effect at 10 p.m. Saturday and remain in effect until 5 a.m. Dec. 21.
Meanwhile, the state reported 11,478 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the 7-day average to 9,665.
Hospitalizations throughout the state have also increased by 63.6% over the last 14 days. There are currently 4,523 people hospitalized with COVID-19 with 1,155 in intensive care units.MORE NEWS: LA City Council Gives Preliminary Approves $5 Hazard Pay For Grocery Store Workers
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