California Governor Gavin Newsom (Gavin Newsom) apologized on Friday for attending a birthday party that appeared to violate his coronavirus safety protocol. At the same time, California has reported more than 1 million COVID-19 positive cases, indicating a surge in coronavirus in the state.
The dinner was held in the outdoor area of the French Laundromat restaurant in Napa County. At least 12 people from different families attended. California’s coronavirus guidelines state that participation in mass gatherings of more than three families is not allowed. California is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases, with more than 1 million positive cases infected last Friday. Newsom encourages Californians to avoid large gatherings.
Newsom’s office said in a statement emailed to the following organizations: “Although our family follows the restaurant’s health regulations and takes safety precautions, we should set an example of better behavior and refrain from attending dinner parties. . Weekly newspaper on Friday.
According to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), outdoor gatherings are “significantly safer”
The California Republican Party juxtaposed Newsom’s coronavirus recommendations when attending a birthday party in a birthday tweet on Friday, which said Newsom “appears to be speaking from both sides of the mouth”.
On Friday, California reported that the positive rate of virus tests has increased from 3% to 4%. Within 14 days, the hospitalization rate due to COVID-19 increased by more than 30%. Due to the increase in coronavirus cases, Newsom announced an unnecessary travel advisory.
Newsom’s office said in a statement on Friday: “The increase in cases has increased the pressure on our hospital system and threatened the lives of the elderly, basic workers and vulnerable Californians.” “Travel will increase the spread of COVID. -19 risk, all of us must now work together to stop the spread of the virus and save lives.”
The non-essential travel advisory issued by CDPH on Friday requires all individuals arriving in California both domestically and internationally to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine. Residents returning to California are included in the consultation, but individuals who must travel across state or national borders for basic travel are exempt.
It is expected that California will strictly implement the coronavirus mitigation guidelines throughout the holiday period. On Friday, California Secretary of Health, Dr. Mark Ghaly, suggested that small gatherings on Thanksgiving Day include only immediate family members.
Gary said at a briefing on Friday: “The safest gatherings are still those with their families.” “We encourage Californians to get together as much as possible.” Gary also suggested shortening personal time together. .
The latest data shows that there are 1,017,123 positive COVID-19 cases in California, and 18,221 deaths are attributed to the coronavirus.