LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Eleven Southern California counties are set to place a regional stay-at-home order into impact as early as Saturday by 12:59 p.m.
The transfer comes after the area’s out there intensive care unit beds dropped underneath 15%, underneath a brand new order issued Thursday by Governor Gavin Newsom.
The area’s ICU capability was 13.1% due to the rising variety of coronavirus instances, the California Division of Public Well being introduced Friday evening. It’s anticipated to stay in impact for 3 weeks.
The Southern California area consists of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial, Inyo, Mono, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
Faculties with waivers can keep open, together with different “important infrastructure” and retail shops at 20% of capability. Eating places will likely be restricted to takeout and supply service solely.
The state will even limit non-essential journey, Newsom mentioned.
The order additionally bars gatherings of individuals exterior of speedy households with some exceptions and requires vacationers arriving from exterior the state to fill out an internet type. It permits retail companies to stay open for in-person purchasing topic to a county curfew already in place.
Garcetti additionally urged police and the town legal professional to implement the order, which carries misdemeanor penalties.