In Canada, there have been 110,234 confirmed cases of the disease, causing 8,843 deaths on Tuesday, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.“We have never had so many infected or infectious people. We have never had so many positive cases recorded every day. And we’ve never had as many people in the hospital as there are tonight as I’m talking to you in Los Angeles, ”said Garcetti. He said the area should “return to the point where we regain control of COVID-19”.
Earlier this month, Garcetti released a new indicator showing the current threat level of the coronavirus in Los Angeles using colors ranging from green to red, CBS Los Angeles reported. He said Monday that the threat level would remain orange, but that it is “on the verge of red” – the highest threat level.
“When the indicator is orange, you want to stay at home as often as possible, as you can, and only leave for essential activities like going to work or going to the market, and you have to assume that everyone around you are contagious, “Garcetti said when the indicator was first announced, CBS Los Angeles reported at the time.
At Monday’s press conference, Garcetti urged the city to continue taking precautions against the spread of the coronavirus, such as maintaining social distance and washing hands, telling people that “we are not in a place.” where we can stop. ”
“We have seen the impact, the success of doing this in the past and we must continue to see it right now. Why? Because lives are at stake, ”said Garcetti. “We have already lost too much. We know that every day we lose more. And we want to do everything we can to keep this number as small as possible. ”
He arguedMonday to close covered businesses across the state, including restaurants, bars, wineries, cinemas, zoos and museums. Newsom has imposed strict restrictions in 30 counties, including Los Angeles, closing indoor operations in gymnasiums, places of worship, non-critical offices, personal care services, hair salons, hair salons and centers commercial.
Garcetti also said he supported the decision toOffer online courses only when the fall semester starts next month, due to the increase in cases.
California is just one ofwho have recently experienced peaks of the virus, including Florida, and Texas. The United States continues to be the global epicenter of the disease, with 3,397,069 cases confirmed in total on Tuesday, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.