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When will the current lockdown in the state of California be lifted or reduced in intensity?

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many countries have already implemented restrictions on travel and movement.

On March 22nd, the Californa governor, Gavin Newsom issued a stay-at-home order, which requires:

all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence, except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors.

Specifically, it orders the following services to close:

  • Dine-in restaurants
  • Bars and nightclubs
  • Entertainment venues
  • Gyms and fitness studios
  • Public events and gatherings
  • Convention Centers
  • Hair and nail salons

When will the current lockdown in the state of California be lifted or reduced in intensity?

This question resolves as the day when any of the listed lockdown measures are lifted in entire state.

Further details:

  • If a lockdown is lifted and then reapplied, such that there is a period of non-lockdown in between, only the first period counts towards this question.

  • A lockdown will be considered valid even if there is no official enforcement mechanism.

  • Resolution is by credible media reports.

  • A regional-only easing of lockdowns count as a partial lifting of the lockdown.


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