He said: “Yesterday we had 259 deaths, double the number of all homicides in Los Angeles in 2019.” “One day is equivalent to a year of homicide.”
The city of Los Angeles has a population of close to 4 million, while the county has a population of approximately 10 million.
The mayor added: “We will not and will never be used to these numbers as we have been in the past. I will not accept them as things we should live in.” “Because each of them means to people today. all.”
He said: “We all need to continue to do more.”
They added that infections are rampant-accelerating at an “alert” rate.
Barbara Ferrer, Director of Public Health of Los Angeles County, said in a statement: “Everyone in Los Angeles County, whether it is a business or a resident, must abide by the rules. If we have a chance to get rid of before the end of this month This wave.”
Ferrer added: “I implore everyone to stay at home as much as possible. In addition to food and medicine, shopping and mixing with other people are activities that we must all stop doing in the next few weeks because this increases Too much risk.” “There are too many people spreading this virus, too many people are sick and hospitalized, and every deceased is one.”