California sheriffs tell Governor Newsom that they will not fully enforce the stay-at-home order


In Southern California, several sheriff’s offices have warned Governor Gavin Newsom that the new stay-at-home order, which is expected to be extended to the entire state, will not be strictly enforced.

The new strict order will close non-core businesses such as hairdressing salons, cinemas and other indoor leisure facilities. Restaurants can only serve service, outdoor dining is also banned, and retail operates at 20 percent capacity.

Newsom said he needed to stay home as the state of California was currently at a “turning point” in the fight against the virus.

Newsom announced on Thursday that the state of California will be divided into five sections and all counties in the area will follow the same coronavirus guidelines. The new order will take effect when bed access for an intensive care unit in a region falls below 15 percent.

Southern California currently has about 20.6 percent ICU availability Newsom a warning that the area is expected to reach the trigger point by Saturday. Northern California, Greater Sacramento, and San Joaquin Valley are also expected to follow suit.

Newsomits new regulation will officially enter into force on Saturday, December 5 at 1 p.m. If an area falls below the 15 percent threshold, you will have 24 hours to take the necessary action.

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California Governor Gavin Newsom he did an interview when he visited the Hot and Cool Cafe in Los Angeles on June 3, 2020. Los Angeles County MPs said they would not fully enforce it Newsomnew home order.
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He spoke to Fox 11, LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva he said his deputies would not do everything they could to punish businesses that were already hit hard by the pandemic.

“I want to stay away from businesses that try to be as good as possible” Villanueva said.

“They leaned back to modify their entire operation to comply with these current health laws and then kick the carpet out from under them. It’s a malice, so I don’t want to miserable their lives any more.”

Villanueva added the LASD instead, it focuses on scattered events and large groups of people.

Last month, several sheriff departments in California said they would also not enforce the curfew between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., which had previously been introduced in dozens of counties. Newsom.

Discussion of the latest COVID-19 orders, Ventura Bill County Sheriff Ayub he said the ministry ‘s approach to implementing “ever – changing health orders” had not changed since the beginning of the pandemic.

“Our approach is to educate the public about health orders and encourage them to comply.” Ayub he said in a statement to FOX 11.

“Compliance has always been an opportunity for our employees to use with great discretion. However, our primary goal is to seek voluntary compliance whenever possible.”

Sheriffs from Orange and Riverside counties said their position had also not changed, with Sheriff Don Barnes stating in November that they would not “respond to requests to cover faces or conduct social gatherings”.

A San Bernardino The county sheriff’s ministry added: “As we have faced the difficulties of coexisting and surviving a pandemic from the outset, our goal is to educate and volunteer to comply with public health orders.

“We will continue to work with our communities to provide the law enforcement services they deserve while maintaining the health and safety of our staff and the people we care about.

Newsom we contacted you for comment.