Visitors must wear masks and can remove them to eat only in designated areas.
Scientists don’t know yet whether the variant, called L452R, is more transmissible than other strains of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
The state reported 432 deaths on Sunday, a day after recording the second-highest daily count of 669, according to the Department of Public Health.
More than 23,500 Californians have died from the virus since the pandemic began.
Newsom, a first-term Democrat, has threatened to withhold funds from local governments that refuse to carry out the restrictions.
California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars statewide by 2035, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday, in a …