Among the measures taken by the governor of California, Gavin Newsom, in view of the strong rebound in contagion by coronavirus is a curfew that begins the night of this Saturday, November 21 at 10 pm and ends at 5 am tomorrow Sunday. This rule will remain until December 21.
The curfew mandates the closure of businesses that are not considered essential, and prohibits home meetings during those hours in 41 counties, which are considered at the purple level, due to their high contagion rate.
The counties on the purple level are: Alameda, Butte, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento , San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo and Yuba.
The people will still be able to go for a walk, exercise, and commute to work or essential businesses at night. Ghaly stressed that what is to be avoided are groupings of people and contact between people from different households.