Los Angeles area beaches will be closed for the holiday weekend due to the startling rise in coronavirus rates in the county.
The temporary closure will be from July 3-6.
“We cannot risk having crowds at the beach this holiday weekend,” Supervisor Janice Hahn tweeted, citing Monday’s cases.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will be patrolling the beaches over the weekend and enforcing the closure, which also includes piers, beach bike paths, and beach access points.
Violators could face a $1,000 fine.