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La Mayor just solved COVID?! JUST IN: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti: ‘It’s time to cancel everything’

Mayor Garcetti: “It’s time to hunker down. It’s time to cancel everything. And if it isn’t essential, don’t do it.”

LA residents are ordered to stay in their homes: Mayor Garcetti tells 4million citizens to remain indoors, restricts travel, closes non-essential businesses and says it’s ‘time to cancel everything’ as hospitalizations and cases surge

  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered the city’s 4 million residents to stay at home Wednesday night 
  • The mayor told the public to ‘cancel everything’ and banned all travel, including walking and bicycling 
  • Non-essential businesses were ordered to close and officials threatened to arrest those breaking the rules  
  • During a press conference, Garcetti said Los Angeles County saw increase of 5,987 new cases on Wednesday
  • ‘If we stay on this case trajectory, LA’s projected to reach 574,644 cases by the end of the year,’ Garcetti said
  • Forty new deaths were reported, bringing county’s toll to 7,740, which could hit 11,130 by end of the year 
  • According to Garcetti, 2,572 Angelenos were hospitalized as of Wednesday; there are only 479 beds left across county and at current rate, health officials are predicting county will run out of beds in next 2-4 weeks 


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