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California governor: Most of state nears stay-home order

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says most of the state will likely be under a new stay-at-home order within a day or two.

Posted: Dec 3, 2020 3:11 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California Gov. Gavin Newsom says most of the state will likely be under a new stay-at-home order within a day or two.

Newsom announced new stay-at-home rules on Thursday that will trigger when a region’s intensive care unit capacity falls below 15%. Newsom announced the new plans on Thursday amid an unprecedented surge of new coronavirus cases in the nation’s most populous state.

Newsom said four of the state’s five regions are likely to meet that threshold within a day or two. He said the only one likely not to meet the threshold is the San Francisco Bay Area.

The new order divides the state into five regions. The regions are:

  • Northern California: Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity
  • Bay Area: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma
  • Greater Sacramento: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba
  • San Joaquin Valley: Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Benito, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne
  • Southern California: Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura

Newsom said none of the regions currently meet the threshold for the new rules. When they do, the state will order them to close hair salons and barber shops, limit retail stores to 20% capacity and only allow restaurants to offer take-out and delivery. The rules don't apply to school districts.

The order prohibits private gatherings of any size and requires 100% masking and physical distancing in all others.

The new order will go into effect within 48 hours in regions with less than 15% ICU availability, according to the state. The order will remain in effect for at least 3 weeks and, after that period, will be lifted when a region’s projected ICU capacity meets or exceeds 15%, according to the state. Officials say this will be assessed on a weekly basis after the initial 3 week period.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 140063

Reported Deaths: 1924
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah29512473
Washington19476184
Marion16951255
Clackamas12251142
Lane8900113
Jackson726798
Umatilla705874
Deschutes530342
Yamhill335652
Linn325050
Malheur323355
Polk262241
Klamath258149
Josephine188436
Benton185514
Douglas181447
Jefferson174625
Union116117
Wasco112923
Columbia109018
Lincoln104517
Coos102916
Hood River99923
Morrow97311
Clatsop7225
Crook67615
Baker5875
Tillamook3742
Curry3275
Lake2635
Grant2171
Harney1916
Wallowa1003
Gilliam531
Sherman480
Wheeler201
Unassigned00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3250649

Reported Deaths: 38817
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles109171215897
San Bernardino2693141746
Riverside2684903003
Orange2403142839
San Diego2314812465
Santa Clara997021314
Kern91119591
Fresno866731084
Sacramento850621194
Alameda72024929
Ventura67526546
San Joaquin60545844
Contra Costa55593492
Stanislaus49690808
Tulare43574542
Monterey38434261
San Mateo34738356
San Francisco30874296
Santa Barbara27321267
Solano27317121
Imperial25812514
Merced25743332
Sonoma25536254
Kings20223161
Placer18129192
San Luis Obispo17151161
Madera14130175
Santa Cruz13088136
Marin12067166
Yolo11361147
Shasta10212138
Butte9943136
El Dorado824566
Napa814552
Sutter812984
Lassen530916
San Benito525152
Yuba522730
Tehama456446
Tuolumne351241
Nevada341073
Mendocino332236
Amador311333
Lake274832
Humboldt267227
Glenn203422
Colusa19079
Calaveras172323
Siskiyou150413
Mono11574
Inyo105329
Del Norte8783
Plumas6185
Modoc3974
Mariposa3585
Trinity3065
Sierra950
Alpine740
Unassigned00
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