On Twitter, Mayor Garcetti stated the choice got here after officers noticed “too many people packing seashores, trails and parks” over the primary weekend of the “Safer at Dwelling” order issued on Thursday.
“That is severe. Keep at dwelling and save lives,” the Tweet stated partly.
The announcement comes after officers introduced Saturday that every one sports activities and recreation areas at Los Angeles County parks will likely be closed till additional discover amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation stated the choice was made as an additional precaution in response to COVID-19.
The closure impacts playgrounds, health tools areas, courts, skate parks, multi-use fields, pickleball courts, golf programs and garden bowling.
Native and state officers proceed to push for social distancing throughout the “Safer at Dwelling” order issued final week.
This weekend we noticed too many people packing seashores, trails and parks. So we’re closing sports activities and recreation at @LACityParks and closing parking at metropolis seashores. That doesn’t imply collect elsewhere. That is severe. Keep dwelling and save lives.
— Mayor Eric Garcetti (@MayorOfLA) March 23, 2020
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