"People staying home in their neighborhoods, watching out for each other, and exercising social distancing is allowing us to have a safer city," Los Angeles Police Department Chief MichelMoore said.The plunge in crime over the last month has been in nearly every category, including both violent and property crimes, Moore said. Los Angeles has also seen an 11 percent drop in family violence crime when compared to the same time last year, Moore said, even though times of stress can usually lead to an increase.Traffic collisions and DUI-related collisions have also decreased, Moore said. The declines come as a stay at home order and social distancing rules appear to be slowing the spread of the virus in California, where there aremore than 16,000 cases and nearly 400 deaths. Los Angeles recorded a 7% increase in coronavirus cases Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti said at news conference. It was the city's first single-digit daily increase since March 14, five days before the state's stay at home order went into effect.These states have implemented stay-at-home orders. Here's what that means for you Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer urged residents to continue to stay home this week, skipping even trips to the grocery store."If you have enough supplies in your home, this would be the week to skip shopping altogether," said Ferrer. "We will see many more cases over Read More – Source

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