Los Angeles County issued a second stay-at-home order on Friday evening as coronavirus cases rise.
The three-week order takes effect Monday and will expire on Dec. 20. The five-day average of new cases in the county is 4,751, which crossed the marker the county had set for imposing another stay-at-home order.
The county’s Department of Public Health has urged residents to stay home “as much as possible” and to “always wear a face covering over their nose and mouth” when outside, according to the Los Angeles Times. All public and private gatherings that are not with people who live in the same house are