California's governor, Gavin Newsom, has asked the people of the state on only to go out, if it is necessary, in the coronaviruspandemien.
This writes the news agency Reuters on the night of Friday Danish time.
It happens after among other things, several critical projections of epidemiudviklingen in the state, with around 40 million inhabitants, is AMERICA's most populous.
According to Reuters, the invitation formulated as a 'stay at home order', without, however, specifying exactly what it entails.
the Order will enter into force in the evening local time, notify the governor, according to the AFP news agency.
He elaborates, according to NBC News, that he hopes that people will voluntarily follow the call and points to a 'social contract'.
Projections have shown that about 56 percent of California's population over the next eight weeks can be sick with Covid-19, which is the name of the disease caused by the coronavirus.
It will require 20,000 more places than the state can currently provide, inform Newsom, according to Reuters.
He is also concerned for the city of Los Angeles, the U.S.'s second-largest city, which is expected in particular that could be affected by a major spreading.
Here was a similar call to stay at home, where shortly before the state's overall expectations.
California is one of the hardest hit states in the UNITED states, after Washington in the northwest and New York in the northeast.
according to CNN 910 smittetilfælde in California and 19 deaths, which can be related to the coronavirus.
New York has at least 5928 confirmed cases, while Washington has at least 1376 confirmed cases.
nationwide, there are registered at least 200 deaths, writes Reuters.
the UNITED states has in recent days announced a series of measures to mitigate the spread of infection, while at the same time expected to comprehensive restrictions for entry and departure at the border to Mexico - maybe Friday.
It is already clear that the border north to Canada will soon be closed to all unnecessary travel.