CALIFORNIA: As new cases of the disease reach 60,000 a day nationwide, US’ California is shutting down its recently reopened businesses across the state.
Amid COVID-19 spread in the US, California’s Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered the closure of bars, indoor restaurants, movie theatres and many other recently reopened businesses across the state.
“We’re moving back into a modification mode of our original ‘stay-at-home’ order,” Newsom said.ALSO READ: US records more than 3.3 million coronavirus cases
The 29 counties on the state’s monitoring list will also shut down indoor operations at places of worship, fitness centres, hair salons, barbershops and malls.
NEW: #COVID19 cases continue to spread at alarming rates.CA is now closing indoor operations STATEWIDE for: -Restaurants -Wineries -Movie theaters, family entertainment -Zoos, museums -Cardrooms Bars must close California shuts down again operations. — Gavin California shuts down again (@GavinNewsom) July 13, 2020
Surging coronavirus cases across the United States
In Texas, Houston’s mayor proposed a two-week shutdown, days after Gov. Greg Abbott raised the possibility of more stringent measures.
Besides, Oregon banned gatherings of more than 10 people inside because of an “alarming rise” of Covid-19 cases in the state.
America is the world’s biggest coronavirus hotspot. There are a total 3,364,547 number of coronavirus cases in the US, according to Johns Hopkins University.