The governor of the US state of California, Gavin Newsom, following the authorities of Texas and Florida, ordered the bars to be closed in several districts of the state, including Los Angeles, due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus.
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation of the US state of Florida announced Friday that bars were closed due to a new outbreak of COVID-19. On Monday, Texas authorities announced similar restrictions and several others on Monday. In Texas, Florida, and California, a record number of coronavirus infections have been reported previously.
“Due to the increasing prevalence of COVID-19, California authorities are deciding to close the bars in (counties – Ed.) Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, San Joaquin and Tulare and recommend closing them in Contra Costa, Riverside, Sacramento, Saint Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus and Ventura, “the California Governor wrote on Twitter.
According to the latest data, in California, a total of 211,243 cases of infection were detected, with an increase of 4810 (2.3%) per day. A total of 5,905 patients with COVID-19 died in the state.