Newsom: Sweeping stay-at-home order possible across state amid virus surge

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - With coronavirus cases surging statewide and hospital beds expected to fill rapidly, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, Nov. 30 a more sweeping stay-at-home order could soon be imposed in the vast majority of California in hopes of preventing the health care system from being overrun. Newsom said nine more of the state's 58 counties have been moved into the most restrictive "purple'' tier of the state's COVID-19 monitoring system, meaning 51 counties are now in that tier. And those counties would be the ones likely subjected to a stay-at-home order reminiscent of the restrictions that were imposed at the onset of the pandemic, he said. All of Southern California is in the "purple'' tier. "The red flags are flying in terms of the trajectory in our projections of (case and ho
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