Gov. Gavin Newsom

Gov. Gavin Newsom

The Southern California region, including Orange County, will remain under a stay-at-home order, state officials confirmed Tuesday.

The lockdown, originally slated to end this week, is being extended as a result of shrinking ICU capacity. It’s now slated to remain until January 16, though Southern California will continue in the regional stay-at-home order until ICU capacity hits 15%.

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Southern California’s unadjusted ICU capacity currently sits at 10.9%; Orange County currently has 8.9% unadjusted capacity.

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