L.A. County is recommending that residents don't travel out of state for the holiday and that if they do, they quarantine for 14 days upon their return.
Meanwhile, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D-Calif.) recently noted the state passed 1 million coronavirus cases.
Governor Newsom states, "Increased cases are adding pressure on our hospital systems and threatening the lives of seniors, essential workers and vulnerable Californians".
"Hotspot counties will likely need to stay in the Freeze for much longer than two weeks", Brown said in a press release, including as an example that the measures would last at least twice as long in Multnomah County, home to Portland.
IL reported a record 15,433 new cases on Friday, the most of any state in a 24-hour period, surpassing the previous all-time high of 15,300 set by Florida in July.
Meanwhile, Brown said in a social media video Thursday, "If we do not act immediately we will soon reach a breaking point".
The country's patchwork of measures will likely remain intact after Biden is inaugurated on January 20 following his election defeat of Republican President Donald Trump, the head of the Democrat's coronavirus advisory board said.
That same day, California joined Texas as the only states with more than 1 million cumulative cases.
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Eleven California counties were forced to impose stricter limits on businesses this week after cases rose above thresholds established by the state.
"And whatever the hell you're doing, don't do Black Friday", he said.
California Health Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said the state chose not to ban travel or restrict flying and instead appeal to Californians' sense of personal responsibility.
The action was announced a day after California became the second state, after Texas earlier this month, to see its tally of confirmed coronavirus infections to date top 1 million, with its daily average of new cases jumping by almost 50% in the first week of November.
"Right now the way we should be thinking about this is more like a series of restrictions that we dial up or down depending on how a bad spread is taking place in a specific region", he said. "Nobody wants to become North Dakota". The advisories also encourage people to avoid non-essential out-of-state travel as well as asking residents to stay local. On Thursday, there were 953 COVID-19 patients in hospitals countywide - up from 777 on November 2, Ferrer said.
On Tuesday, California residents all received a smartphone alert noting the significant rise of coronavirus cases after several months of steady numbers.
Non-essential travel includes travel that is considered tourism or recreational in nature. "Safety remains our top priority".