More uncertainty looms as Southern California marks 6 months of coronavirus closures

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School campuses sit empty of students. Signs on storefronts warn that patrons must wear masks to enter. Event venues and amusement parks — the Hollywood Bowl, Universal Studios, Disneyland — remain eerily deserted.

No aspect of life in Southern California has remained untouched by the coronavirus pandemic since Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay-at-home order on March 19, six months ago. Statewide restrictions, now packaged in a color-coded four-stage system, have remained in effect in various forms ever since.

With deaths and hospitalizations generally on the decline but the virus still lurking and a vaccine not yet within reach, what might the next six months hold? The answer, according to public officials, business owners, parents and community members across the region, is more uncertainty.

Public health improvements on the way

As the coronavirus took hold in March, some experts said it was possible the health threat would ease up over the summer as the weather warmed. That, of course, proved untrue; July saw more coronavirus cases and deaths than any other month to that point.

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C. Collier
C. Collier
1 month ago

No, not willingly. I would not have required the closure of any business. People miss the big picture. 200 thousand alleged COVID related deaths out of a population of approximately 300 MILLION in the U.S. Kind of ridiculous to destroy the economy for a paltry number like that. Every “leader” involved in the closures should havehis/her head on a stick.

William Hicks
William Hicks
1 month ago

AND we willingly accept this?