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Here are the NorCal counties where residents are ordered to stay home because of coronavirus

Here are the NorCal counties where residents are ordered to stay home because of coronavirus

Several counties in Northern California have told their residents to stay at home, except for essential tasks, in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.In some counties, officials have issued stay-at-home orders.Violating the order could result in a misdemeanor with a fine, imprisonment or both, officials say.BAY AREA | Officials in seven San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a sweeping shelter-in-place mandate affecting about 7 million people. It affects the counties of San Francisco, Marin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Contra Costa and Alameda, which includes the cities of Berkeley and Oakland.SACRAMENTO COUNTY | In a legal order, Sacramento County Public Health directed everyone living in the county to stay at their home except for essential activities. The order lasts through at least midnight on April 7.SOLANO COUNTY | The shelter-at-home order, in effect through April 7, tells county residents to stay at home unless they have to provide or receive certain essential services or engage in essential activities. A violation or failure to comply with the order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment or both, officials say.YOLO COUNTY | The county’s shelter-in-place order will last through at least April 7. The order limits activity, travel and business purposes to essential needs only. The county said a violation or failure to comply with the order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment or both.SUTTER AND YUBA COUNTIES | The counties issued a stay-at-home directive, which is a step below an order. It’s possible that health officials could issue an order at a later date. Similar to the order, the directive asks people to only leave their homes for essential activities.| MORE | Click here for more coronavirus coverage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —

Several counties in Northern California have told their residents to stay at home, except for essential tasks, in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

In some counties, officials have issued stay-at-home orders.

Violating the order could result in a misdemeanor with a fine, imprisonment or both, officials say.

BAY AREA | Officials in seven San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a sweeping shelter-in-place mandate affecting about 7 million people. It affects the counties of San Francisco, Marin, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Contra Costa and Alameda, which includes the cities of Berkeley and Oakland.

SACRAMENTO COUNTY | In a legal order, Sacramento County Public Health directed everyone living in the county to stay at their home except for essential activities. The order lasts through at least midnight on April 7.

SOLANO COUNTY | The shelter-at-home order, in effect through April 7, tells county residents to stay at home unless they have to provide or receive certain essential services or engage in essential activities. A violation or failure to comply with the order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment or both, officials say.

YOLO COUNTY | The county’s shelter-in-place order will last through at least April 7. The order limits activity, travel and business purposes to essential needs only. The county said a violation or failure to comply with the order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment or both.

SUTTER AND YUBA COUNTIES | The counties issued a stay-at-home directive, which is a step below an order. It’s possible that health officials could issue an order at a later date. Similar to the order, the directive asks people to only leave their homes for essential activities.

| MORE | Click here for more coronavirus coverage

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