California issues state-wide ‘stay at home’ order Due to Corona viruas
California has issued a “stay at home” order to residents as it tries to stem the march of the coronavirus across the most populous US state Governor Gavin Newsom told Californians they should only leave their homes when necessary during the pandemic
The virus has claimed 205 lives in the US and infected more than 14,000.
Globally nearly 250,000 patients have tested positive for the respiratory illness and more than 10,000 have died
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Governor Newsom said on Thursday evening: “This is a moment we need to make tough decisions. We need to recognise reality It will force businesses deemed non-essential to close, while allowing others including grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and petrol stations to stay open
About half of the state’s population is already subject to similar stringent measures, including the city of San Francisco.
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Along with New York and Washington, California is among the US states worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic. He implored the federal government to help New York obtain 15,000 ventilators, three million respirator masks, 50 million surgical masks and 45 million gowns, gloves and coveralls The mayor said the virus had so far claimed the lives of 26 people in the city