California Governor Gavin Newsom Reportedly Plans To Close All Beaches In The State After 40,000 People Overcrowded Newport Beach Last Weekend

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California Governor Gavin Newsom was not pleased with people overcrowding beaches over the weekend and is taking matters into his own hands.

Just a few days ago 40,000 people made their way to Newport Beach after a heat wave hit Southern California.

Via Fox News

Lifeguards estimate 40,000 people on Newport Beach Friday, which is twice as many as Thursday. Many they say, are from LA and San Diego.

Pictures and videos showed that people who crowded the beach weren’t practicing proper social distancing.

On Wednesday Governor Newsom reportedly sent out a memo to California police chiefs to tell them that he was planning on closing all beaches effective May 1st.

Prior to the announcement of the closure of beaches, Newsom had announced his plan to slowly reopen the state in the coming months.

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