California Governor Gavin Newsome said on Thursday that he would issue a domestic order on a regional residence in ICU bed deficient areas.Boom across the state. “We’re pulling that emergency brake,” Newsom said at a press conference on Thursday.
This measure forces a three-week closure of all bars, wineries, hair salons and barber shops in areas where ICU beds have reached 15% capacity. Retail stores will be allowed to operate at 20% capacity, while restaurants will be limited to takeout and delivery service only. Non-essential travel will be restricted.
“This is the final boom in this epidemic,” Newsom said. “There is a light at the end of the tunnel.”
There are fewer than 2,000 available ICU beds across the state, with more than 1,800 people in ICU units. Newsom said the remaining units would be filled before January 1 if the positivity rate remained the same.
“The impact of Thanksgiving has not yet been felt,” Newsom said. “” Fauci I think he called it the best. He says that we should guess ‘bounce above a bounce’. “
The order divides the state into five regions: the Bay Area, greater Sacramento, Northern California, Southern California, and the San Joaquin Valley. Currently no area is eligible for a stay-in-home order. Several counties – Greater Sacramento, San Joaquin and Northern / Southern California – are projected to fall under orders early Friday.
With a ban on non-essential travel, all California residents are urged to stay home and interact only with their household members. While Newsom did not announce how the non-essential travel ban would be enforced, he indicated that hotels and motels would be limited to hosting only guests with “essential travel”. Those moving to and from California should still follow orders to stay indoors, including a 14-day quarantine.
More than 20,000 new virus cases were reported in the state on Wednesday. On the same day, the US surpassed 100,000, And 3,100 people died of COVID-19 nationwide, making it the single deadliest day since the epidemic began.
“This is the most challenging moment since the onset of this epidemic,” Newsom said on Thursday. “If there was ever any time to set aside your doubts, to separate your doubts, to keep your ideology apart, to keep your ideology apart: to We live in the remaining amount. Do more than we have done. “