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San Francisco, California – As the state of California tries to grasp ahold of the coronavirus, northern California places six counties on lockdown.
The counties of San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Marin, Contra Costa and Alameda have ordered residents to stay home except for essential needs. The lockdown is applied to nearly seven million residents, and will be applied from 12:01 Tuesday through April 7th.
Effective at midnight, San Francisco will require people to stay home except for essential needs.— London Breed (@LondonBreed) March 16, 2020
Necessary government functions & essential stores will remain open.
These steps are based on the advice of public health experts to slow the spread of #COVID19.