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  • Los Angeles County will ban most social gatherings starting Monday for a least three weeks that says coronavirus cases continue to climb, crossing the threshold set for additional measures.

  • The county will prohibit individuals from socializing with anyone outside their household.

  • That's on top of the overnight curfew imposed across most of the state last week by California Governor Gavin Newsom.

  • Together, they're among the most restrictive measures in effect nationwide.

  • The county's public health order, issued Friday will affect some 20 million people living in and around the nation's second largest city.

  • The order extends to businesses as well.

  • It lowers the maximum occupancy levels for essential retail businesses like groceries to 35% of capacity and non essential businesses like indoor malls and nail salons to 20% of capacity.

  • Arnold and Cristian Tase own a small business.

  • I understand why they're saying that I just don't know if it's proven that that's gonna help.

  • They've seen many empty storefronts, very difficult toe watch, especially when you know people like we do that own these businesses.

  • But the order will allow for religious services and protests under constitutionally protected rights.

  • That's an apparent nod to Wednesday Supreme court decision that struck down a New York state order that had restricted the size of religious gatherings.

  • Beaches, trails and parks will also remain open.

Los Angeles County will ban most social gatherings starting Monday for a least three weeks that says coronavirus cases continue to climb, crossing the threshold set for additional measures.

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L.A. County to impose new COVID-19 restrictions

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/29
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