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.
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, 2020
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.
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