Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti orders to close bars, movie theaters and gyms

Posted at 8:27 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 00:10:07-04

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — According to our affiliate ABC7 in Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles has ordered new measures to contain the coronavirus; closing bars, gym, movie theaters and in-person dine-in restaurants as of midnight until March 31st.

Restaurants will be able to serve food through takeout, delivery and drive-thru.

The city is also issuing a moratorium on evictions for renters.

Mayor Garcetti has signed an order to legally place the restrictions into effect, he said in a news conference Sunday night.