The City of Los Angeles released a Stay Home Adjustment Wednesday night order that reflects Los Angeles County rules that went into effect on Monday.
The city order bans gatherings of people outside of immediate homes, with some exceptions such as religious services and protests.
While the system tells people staying at homeRetail businesses are also permitted to remain open “after the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Protocols have implemented retail establishments that are opening for personal shopping.”
Parks and trails remain open, along with golf courses, tennis courts, and beaches. Music and television production is permitted.
“The city and county orders are the same.” Alex Commissar, a spokesman for Mayor Eric Garcetti, said, “In the past there were some slight differences but at the moment they are the same.”
On Wednesday, Garcetti said, “My message couldn’t be simpler: it’s time to take shelter.” “Time to undo everything. If not, then don’t.”
“Do not meet others outside your family. Do not host a gathering, do not attend and follow our safer target system at home, if you are able to stay at home, stay at home. Just be smart and stay away.”
County laws, although less strict than the stay-at-home order that began in the spring, remain the same The strongest restrictions in months.
Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said on Saturday that officials hope the narrowly designed restrictions will be enough to slow the spread of the coronavirus without needing to make room for tougher measures.
She said if people don’t follow safety precautions, the county will likely find it It returned itself to where it was in early spring. Gov. Gavin Newsom also said a statewide stay-at-home order may be necessary as COVID-19 cases soar to unprecedented levels.
The number of California residents hospitalized with the coronavirus rose to a record high for the fourth day in a row – topping 8,000 amid persistent concerns that the continuing rise in the number of patients could eventually overwhelm the state’s health care system.