Coronavirus updates: New York unveils new restrictions as California locks down
New York Governor Andrew Cuomohe is ordering all workers in non-essential businesses to stay home and banning gatherings statewide in an effort to combat the coronavirus outbreak. “Only essential businesses can have workers commuting to the job or on the job,” Cuomo said of an executive order he will sign on Friday.
Non-essential gatherings of any size are canceled or postponed, he said. The new rules will go into effect on Sunday.
Cuomo spoke after California woke up to a new reality Friday: A stay-at-home order is now in effect for the entire state of 40 million people. The order will remain in place “until further notice” and allows for “essential services” including grocery stores, gas stations and banks to stay open.
By Friday, the pandemic had killed more than 10,000 people worldwide and the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is …continued .
[Source: CBS News]