In California, the coronavirus is surging prompting officials to order bars and nightclubs closed to curb the spike of new infections.
“Californians must remain vigilant against this virus,” Newsom said in statement. “COVID-19 is still circulating in California, and in some parts of the state, growing stronger. That’s why it is critical we take this step to limit the spread of the virus in the counties that are seeing the biggest increases.”California has ordered bars in Los Angeles and other counties to close due to the rising spread of COVID-19, CBS Los Angeles reports.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced closures in Los Angeles,Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, San Joaquin and Tulare. Newsom is also recommending that bars in Contra Costa, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus and Ventura close also.