Orange County has seen protesting over the past few weeks in support of opening businesses and resuming life. As impatient as county residents may be, there are some challenges Orange County has to face outside the county before opening up. In a press conference Monday, Governor Newsom said any decisions on reopening would be done in collaboration with other western states. Currently there is a Western Pact with California and four other Western states.
California has pushed efforts in the last week to procure medical supplies, address at risk populations and set-up alternative care sites to take pressure off healthcare facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. We have touched on California's current reported numbers, ethnicity breakdowns, testing in the state, medical facilities, at risk populations, jobs, businesses and a list of current suspensions and moratoriums.
Hi Locals! We know everything has been moving at the speed of light so we wanted to provide a quick recap for you that's easy, quick and factual. This is a three-part installation starting with our favorite city and county: Lake Forest, Orange County!
The United States has surpassed Spain, Germany and Iran for confirmed cases of covid-19 placing America third in the world for confirmed coronavirus cases. The infection rate in the United States for coronavirus. doubled in two days and is expected to spike over the next 10 days.
Thursday night Governor Newsom ordered the state of California to stay at home in an attempt to slow the spread of covid-19. The 'stay at home' order requires over 35 million residents to not leave their homes unless it is for an essential job, food shopping or to receive medical treatment and prescriptions.