The new order comes as the reopening of certain sectors of the economy continues

Los Angeles orders everyone who leaves home to cover their faces with few exceptions

All Angelenos must wear face masks outside the home.

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After indicating that the order to stay home will extend beyond May 15, the Los Angeles mayor said Wednesday afternoon that all people leaving their homes should cover their faces.

"Bring your mask with you every time you leave your house," he said. Eric Garcetti. "That will help us have more freedoms."

Exceptions will be very young children and people with certain disabilities.

"Depending on public health conditions, We will continue to adjust the order to safely allow more businesses to operate. and more people return to work, "said the mayor of Los Angeles on Twitter.

The order comes as an added measure of protection as economic activity begins to reopen in Los Angeles and throughout the state of California.

However, order to stay home not expected to end soon. On Tuesday, the angelinas health authorities said that they will almost certainly extend until at least the end of July.

Then on Wednesday, Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County director of public health, clarified that there is no final date on the confinement order.

The state indicated the same day that 12 counties will start reopening their economy in the following days.


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