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Gov. Newsom announces statewide closure of restaurants and other indoor activities

Posted at 12:32 PM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 15:57:49-04

Governor Gavin Newsom announced further restrictions for California in his press conference on Monday.

Gov.Newsom announced all indoor operations for the following industries must be closed statewide:
-Movie theaters, family entertainment
-Zoos, museums
-Bars must close ALL operations.

During the press conference Gov. Newsom announced that more counties are being added to the state's watch list. That watch list now includes the following 30 counties:

  • Colusa
  • Contra Costa
  • Fresno
  • Glenn
  • Imperial
  • Kern
  • Kings
  • LA
  • Madera
  • Marin
  • Merced
  • Monterey
  • Napa
  • Orange
  • Placer
  • Riverside
  • Sacramento
  • San Benito
  • San Bernardino
  • San Diego
  • San Joaquin
  • Santa Barbara
  • Solano
  • Sonoma
  • Stanislaus
  • Sutter
  • Tulare
  • Yolo
  • Yuba
  • Ventura

The counties listed above are being asked to implement even more strict restrictions, including closing indoor operations for:
-Fitness Centers
-Places of Worship
-Offices for Non-Critical Sectors
-Personal Care Services
-Hair Salons and Barbershops

On the Central Coast, Santa Barbara County has been on the state's monitoring list for a few weeks now. The state's monitoring list was updated Monday morning, and San Luis Obispo County still remains off the list, according to the state's website.

To find further information on the state's most recent guidelines and COVID-19 restrictions, click here.