California Governor Warns Stay-At-Home Order For Most Of State Could Be Imminent
California Gov. Gavin Newsom warned another stay-at-home order for most of the state could come as soon as "the next day or two" as Covid-19 cases surge. With ICUs across the state on track to reach capacity by mid-December, Newsom said he will not hesitate to announce more restrictions similar to March's stay-at-home order for the 51 (out of 58) counties, currently on the state's highest "purple tier" level.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that specific areas in the state will be under a stay-at-home order. Newsom said this is to prevent people from gathering with others outside of their household as coronavirus cases surge. The regions with restrictions are where the ICU capacity is falling below 15% and will be mandated for three weeks. Aired on 12/03/2020. California officials lifted regional coronavirus stay-at-home orders across the state on Monday, a change that could allow restaurants and businesses in many counties to reopen outdoor dining and other services. The U.S. is breaking coronavirus hospitalization records on an almost daily basis. California, the current epicenter of the nation's outbreak, has extended stay-at-home orders for two regions as hospitals there remain at or near full capacity. CBS News' Carter Evans reports, and Dr. Timothy Brewer, professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and of Medicine, joined CBSN to discuss the worsening situation. California officials lifted the state's stay-at-home order following a drop in new reported COVID-19 cases and hospitalization rates as well as projections for that decrease to continue, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Monday. The lifting of the order means restaurants in some areas can open for outdoor dining and an end to the 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew. Watch his remarks.
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