California governor issues statewide 'stay at home' order over coronavirus

Some 60,000 California homeless could get coronavirus in coming weeks-governor

Some 60,000 California homeless could get coronavirus in coming weeks-governor

It will remain in place until further notice.

The executive order comes just half an hour after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that the city's residents are to remain inside under a new "Safer at Home" emergency order.

"CA is issuing a statewide, mandatory STAY AT HOME order". Grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and more will stay open.

Effective immediately, all Californians - nearly 40 million people in total - are to remain inside their residences under the directive and will only be allowed out to pick up food and other essential items.

Gavin Newsom said Thursday that 56% of people living in California - about 25.5 million people - could contract the coronavirus in the next eight weeks, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. ABC 7 also reports that LA and the American Red Cross are coming together to help provide 6,000 beds to those in dire need at 42 recreation centers.

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Newsom said Thursday evening: "That number in and of itself shouldn't be overly alarming - the vast majority of us, the overwhelming majority of us, won't have symptoms, will be perfectly fine".

Homeless people everywhere have definitely been on the minds of many, especially given the fact that they could be the most heavily affected due to a variety of pre-existing conditions as mentioned above.

The state has more than 870 cases and has had 17 deaths linked to the illness, according to an NBC News count of reported cases, which includes those who have recovered, those who have died and those repatriated to the USA from other countries.

While the state has confirmed its first two housing leases in Oakland, more negotiations are underway for 950 hotels across 53 counties.

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