L.A. County Extends Safer in Place Order For Another Month

The state’s most populous county is extending its “safer-at-home” order through the 15th of May. In addition, as of Friday at midnight, all county residents need to cover their faces when entering essential businesses or coming into close contact with others.

The updated county decree requires businesses to implement new safety protocols, including written social distancing and sanitation plans which must be posted outside their businesses. They must also provide all employees with cloth face masks.

There have been 9,192 confirmed cases in L.A. County and 296 deaths.