LA begins three-week Stay-at-Home order

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By Emily Jo Wharry Contributing Writer

Starting today, L.A. County is under a stay-at-home order for at least three weeks. Gatherings with other households are prohibited, outdoor dining is banned, and face masks are required outdoors. — Eater Los AngelesCNN

Yesterday, L.A. County reported 5,014 new COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths. On Thanksgiving Day, over 5,000 new cases were reported. — Spectrum NewsCBS Los Angeles

A group of people protested outside the home of L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Sunday, voicing opposition to the recent coronavirus restrictions and demanding the reopening of businesses. — ABC Los Angeles

State officials are concerned that California will run out of ICU beds by Dec. 24 if the current surge isn’t controlled. Right now, 74% of Intensive Care Unit beds in Southern California are occupied. — KTLA

Since the pandemic’s start, one in every 40 West Hollywood residents has tested positive for the virus. — WEHOville

Jose Gallegos fills out his gas tank in Hollywood. Photo by Afonso Salcedo.

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