Mayor Eric Garcetti called on merchants not on the essential activity list
Mayor The Angels, Eric Garcetti, he affirmed in statements that will take extreme measures to close those businesses that continue to operate and that they are not within the previously announced essential business range.
"This behavior is selfish and irresponsible"Said the mayor and added that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Energy (LADWP) will cut the supply of services to non-essential businesses that do not comply with the order "Safer at home"
According to the mayor's estimates, L.A. it is between 6 and 12 days out of phase in terms of contagion regarding New YorkSo they expect an increase in the contagion curve in the coming weeks and called on the population to be patient and practice social distancing.
Arms stores closed
In information previously released, we state that the Los Angeles County Sheriff, Alex Villanueva, had asked for the closure of all the arms shops because social distancing was not being met. However, he later announced that the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department was going to suspend any effort to make these businesses close.
The sheriff added that "California Governor Gavin Newsom to Determine Which Businesses Were Essential and Which Were Not"
Villanueva also reported last Tuesday that 1,700 prisoners have been released throughout the county under its coronavirus prevention program that is already within the prison system.