Governor Newsom Issues Statewide COVID Curfew

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CALIFORNIA- Governor Newsom announces a statewide curfew for all counties in the “purple tier”, which is 90% of the population, to adhere to a curfew beginning Saturday November 21st and lasting until December 21st.

Details were given in a press release given by the Governor:

Non-essential businesses and personal gatherings are prohibited between 10 PM and 5 AM beginning Saturday, November 21 at 10 PM

SACRAMENTO – In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10 PM and 5 AM in counties in the purple tier. The order will take effect at 10 PM Saturday, November 21 and remain in effect until 5 AM December 21. This is the same as the March Stay at Home Order, but applied only between 10 PM and 5 AM and only in purple tier counties that are seeing the highest rates of positive cases and hospitalizations”.

This dramatic announcement comes as cases of infection increase throughout the nation.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/09/01/816707182/map-tracking-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-in-the-u-s

The announcement also comes just days after Newsom was caught violating his own orders when he was photographed attending a birthday party for a high priced lobbyist at a winery in Yountville in wine country. The plates for dinner reportedly cost $350 each.

Source: Fox 11


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