Prayer #279: For the Continued COVID-19 Outbreak in California
The state of California recently exceeded a total of 2 million cases of COVID-19. As of today, the state reports 95.7 people infected per 100,000. Regional hospital intensive care unit capacity is officially considered to be at or near zero, as of now. Governor Newsom issued a stay-at-home order three weeks ago for 98% of California which is likely to be renewed today. Both indoor and outdoor dining is prohibited. Barbershops and hair salons will most likely remain closed, as will movie theaters, gyms, hotels, and amusement parks. Health officials are anticipating a further rise in COVID cases as people return from out-of-state traveling over the holidays.
Pray for California during this time of increase of COVID cases, the largest acceleration of the virus in the nation. Pray for wisdom for Governor Newsom and the state and local health authorities as they make critical decisions over the coming week.
Ps. 25:6: "Remember Your mercy, O LORD, and Your steadfast love, for they have been from of old."