Protesters Gather Outside Los Angeles Public Health Director's Home Amid New Coronavirus Restrictions

Protesters gathered outside the home of Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on November 29 to protest new coronavirus-related restrictions implemented in response to a rise in positive cases the county.

Public health officials announced the restrictions would come into effect on November 30 and run at least through December 20. Gatherings are banned with the exception those held within households, or as part of “faith-based services and protests.” Officials said cases were at “alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continue to increase.”

In this footage taken on Sunday, people are seen gathered near Ferrer’s home with placards and banners. Credit: Chris Kissel via Storyful