Newsom Orders Movie Theaters, Bars, Indoor Restaurants Closed Statewide

Newsom Orders Movie Theaters, Bars, Indoor Restaurants Closed Statewide

The roll back targets restaurants, wineries, movie theaters, family entertainment, zoos, museums, and cardrooms. But on Monday, Newsom said that those counties - now 30 in total - on the state's monitoring list would also need to shut down indoor operations for fitness centers, worship services, offices for "non-critical sectors", malls, hair and nail salons and other personal care services. "This continues to be a deadly disease".

Los Angeles County - the country's most populous county - leads both the state and the country in number of confirmed COVID-19 cases with more than 133,000, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

As of Monday, the state had reported more than 320,000 COVID-19 cases and over 7,000 deaths, with 23 people dying from the virus since Sunday.

"Today we are announcing additional statewide actions as it relates to our stay-at-home order here in the state of California".

The counties on the monitoring list include Colusa, Contra Costa, Fresno, Glenn, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tulare, Yolo, Yuba, and Ventura.

"Some of this may be lag, we may see deaths start to climb again because we've only really experienced this rapid increase in cases over the last five to six weeks", Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO's emergencies program, told CNBC.

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