SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – It’s a tough hit for companies in Sacramento County as an uptick in COVID-19 instances is forcing a revert again to California’s most restrictive coronavirus tier.
Beginning November 13 at midday, eating places, gyms, film theaters and locations of worship, amongst others will likely be required to close down indoor operations.
“It’s very irritating. I imply, how can a mall be open and a restaurant can’t?” enterprise proprietor Diane Lally requested throughout a Zoom assembly with Sacramento County Public Well being Director Dr. Peter Beilenson.
Dr. Beilenson on Thursday took questions from enterprise house owners. He mentioned county leaders requested the state to not transfer Sacramento County to the purple tier or at the very least use some judiciousness on the restrictions, however the request was denied. One enterprise proprietor requested if the county thought-about merely ignoring the state order.
“We truly thought of that, and that’s what I’m speaking about civil disobedience. The issue is we’re going to get fined out the wazoo, and so they’re going to come back after us,” Dr. Beilenson mentioned.
Dr. Beilenson mentioned that whereas bars have been drawback spots, eating places and gymnasiums haven’t however his palms are tied with the state order. So whether or not enterprise house owners agree with it or not, county well being officers are pleading for everybody to play by the foundations and take precautions.
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“For the love of God, please don’t collect with household and mates from elsewhere simply this one Thanksgiving and Christmas,” Dr. Beilenson mentioned.
Dr. Beilenson blames residence and Halloween gatherings for the uptick in instances and mentioned a minority group of individuals breaking the foundations is now impacting the bulk. That’s why county leaders are contemplating fines for these not following well being security pointers.