Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered Californians to stay at home, the first mandatory restrictions placed on all 40 million of the state’s residents in the fight against the novel coronavirus.
With businesses and popular destinations throughout the Southland closed, Los Angeles Times visual journalist Luis Sinco documented the surreal scenes.
Take a look.
On Thursday evening, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide “stay at home” order. Los Angeles Times photographer Jay L. Clendenin and videographer Mark Potts document the first night of the order in Hollywood.
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