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LA County issues more restrictive guidelines

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Posted at 5:20 PM, Nov 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-27 20:20:23-05

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, Calif. — A coronavirus update out of Los Angeles County has emerged with new guidelines put into place, all public and private gatherings with someone outside of your own household are now prohibited.

Los Angeles County has issued a new safer-at-home order that places stricter limits on gatherings and occupancy at businesses, as well as closes playgrounds and cardrooms.

The new order takes effect Monday and will last at least until Dec. 20.

This comes as the county sees a disturbing surge in COVID-19 cases.

The county has been averaging more than 4,700 new cases per day, the highest rate since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials remain particularly concerned about gatherings that may have happened during Thanksgiving, as well as the upcoming December holidays, that may further increase transmission rates.

You can still go to church services and protests as protected by the constitution.

Playgrounds are closed except those are schools and childcare facilities as well.