The new order will be triggered if a region’s intensive care unit bed capacity drops below 15%.
The Bond Fire threatened homes in Orange County early Thursday and brought the smell of smoke to Long Beach.
Newsom, his wife and four children, ages 4 to 11, all tested negative for the virus on Sunday, spokesman Jesse Melgar said in an emailed statement.
A Southern California man wants voters to restrict the governor’s authority to enact orders during health emergencies.
Although LA County was already under the state’s most restrictive rules, Orange County was one of dozens of areas Newsom announced would immediately move backward in the state’s color-coded reopening rules.
For four years, California has led the charge against Trump’s policies, including filing more than 100 legal actions against the administration, mostly over environmental issues.
The number of confirmed cases, infection rates and hospitalizations have reached their highest levels in months for the state.
While the allegations were made in other states, California advocacy groups that sued the Census Bureau in federal court have documented cases of census takers who say they were instructed to cut corners in order to close cases under the sped-up deadline.
The titans of the so-called gig economy bankrolled the most expensive ballot measure in state history, which was decided Tuesday with 58% of more than 11 million voters choosing to keep drivers classified as independent contractors able to set their own hours.
A Northern California county judge on Monday preliminarily ordered Gov. Gavin Newsom to stop issuing directives related to the coronavirus that might interfere with state law.