(ETH) – Here we go again! California Governor. Gavin Newsom has just ordered all dine-in restaurants, bars, movie theaters, museums, and other indoor businesses across the state to close immediately as of Monday as Covid-19 cases continue to climb.
According to the report, The closures also include indoor operations at restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centers, zoos, museums, cardrooms, and bars. but will be allowed to operate outdoors, if possible.
According to CNBC, In addition to the statewide order, Newsom said he would also close indoor operations for fitness centers, worship services, personal care services, malls, offices, hair salons and barbershops for all counties on California’s monitoring list, which represent 80% of the state’s population. Meanwhile, Los Angeles and San Diego school districts have ordered fall classes to be online only as California continues to fight a surge of COVID-19 cases.
This comes as the CDC and the World Health Organization’s director has just warned that the global pandemic is worsening and recently stated: “We need to reach a sustainable situation where we have adequate control of this virus without shutting down our lives entirely,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday, adding that “lurching from lockdown to lockdown … has a hugely detrimental impact on societies.”
Another disturbing report that made headlines today is the report of people who have recovered from coronavirus may actually lose their immunity to the virus within months, according to new research. “People are producing a reasonable antibody response to the virus, but it’s waning over a short period of time and depending on how high your peak is, that determines how long the antibodies are staying around,” Katie Doores, lead author on the study at King’s College London, told The Guardian in an interview published Sunday.