On December 7th, local time, Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, California, United States, was deserted.
Five counties in the San Francisco Bay Area, Santa Clara, Marin, Contra Costa and Alameda, issued the strictest “stay-at-home order” since March this year on the 4th to ease the surge in cases and prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed.
The order will be implemented in various places from 6 to 8. As of the morning of the 7th, more than 33 million people live under the restrictions of “stay-at-home orders” in California, with a population of nearly 40 million.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the rate of positive coronavirus tests in California jumped to 9.7% in the week ending December 5. This means that 1 in 10 Californians tested for the virus has tested positive.