Authorities in Central and Southern California are considering increasing the lockdown. Such measures are being considered due to fears of a sharp rise in corona virus cases after the holidays and the lack of ICU beds in hospitals.
The situation is already bad and after the people return to their homes after the Christmas and New Year holidays, the situation is expected to worsen in the coming days.
On the eve of Christmas, infection cases in the state of California increased to 2 million.
The lockdown deadline in San Joaquin Valley and Southern California is set to end on Monday. State officials have said the lockdown is likely to be extended. However, no official order has come in this regard so far.