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US California governor issues statewide 'stay at home' order over coronavirus

04:25  20 march  2020
04:25  20 march  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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LOS ANGELES, March 19 (Reuters) - California 's governor on Thursday issued a statewide " stay at home " order to residents, telling them to leave their homes only when necessary during the coronavirus pandemic. (Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Sandra Maler).

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California ’s governor on Thursday issued a statewide “ stay at home ” order to residents, telling them to leave their homes only when necessary during the coronavirus pandemic.

LOS ANGELES, March 19 (Reuters) - California's governor on Thursday issued a statewide "stay at home order" directing residents to leave their homes only when necessary during the coronavirus pandemic.

A general view of Hollywood Blvd during the global outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni © Reuters A general view of Hollywood Blvd during the global outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Governor Gavin Newsom said that modeling has shown that 56 percent of California residents were expected to contract COVID-19 over the next eight weeks, requiring nearly 20,000 more hospital beds than the state could currently provide.

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The governor of California on Thursday evening issued a statewide stay at home order to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus . L.A. County announces 'safer at home ' order . Los Angeles County officials on Thursday announced stricter guidelines for one of the most populated

The governor of California on Thursday evening issued a statewide stay at home order to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus . Gavin Newsom's announcement came less than an hour after officials in Los Angeles County ordered people to stay home except for essential needs or

Newsom earlier on Thursday asked President Donald Trump to send a U.S. Navy hospital ship to the port of Los Angeles "immediately" as the state braces for the expected surge in the number of coronavirus cases.

He said Los Angeles, as the nation's second-largest city, would likely be "disproportionately impacted" by the pandemic in the coming weeks.

In a separate letter sent to U.S. congressional leaders, the governor asked for additional federal funding for unemployment insurance and social safety net programs and aid to small businesses, schools and universities. (Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Bill Tarrant and Tom Brown)

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