In an unprecedented move aimed at slowing the rate of the spread of COVID-19 here, L.A. County leaders are now asking residents to remain at home and avoid gathering in any enclosed space with more than 10 people. They're also calling on any non-critical businesses that can't operate remotely to shut down until further notice.
The move came shortly before Gov. Gavin Newsom put similar orders in place for the entire state.
Read more about the order on LAist.
We devote the hour to discussing what this order means for businesses and individuals, as well as the scientific rationale behind it.
With files from LAist.
Kathryn Barger, L.A. County supervisor representing the 5th district, which includes the Antelope, San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys