Los Angeles Mayor concedes the city re-opened too soon
He's again warning that it's "on the brink" of new shutdown orders as the coronavirus continues to surge in California.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is conceding that the city eased COVID-19 restrictions too quickly. And he’s again warning that it’s “on the brink” of new shutdown orders as the coronavirus continues to surge in California. He appeared on CNN Sunday and was asked about an LA Times editorial that criticized the rapid reopening of California – which was followed by a spike in new COVID-19 cases. Garcetti said the decisions were made at the state and county levels, but said that LA officials wouldn’t hesitate to implement new stay-at-home orders if the numbers don’t turn around.California on Saturday reported its fourth-highest daily total of new confirmed cases.