Governor Newsom said on Thursday evening: "This is a moment we need to make tough decisions".
"We'll continue to maintain a strong supply chain across our border", Wolf said.
Newsom's letter to Congress also requested support for small businesses, including rental assistance, zero-interest loans and direct-cash assistance, and the creation of a new U.S. Treasury Authority to provide guaranteed loans.
Over 13,000 people across the United States have been diagnosed with the illness and 200 have died, with the largest numbers so far in Washington state and NY. "This is not a shelter-in-place order, this is a stay-at-home order".
Around 1,000 Californians have tested positive.
Overall, the order is created to keep Californians at home and encourages them to only venture outside when necessary. For information on COVID-19 visit theLos Angeles County Department of Public Health,California Department of Public Health,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and theWorld Health Organization (WHO). People, I think, recognize the need to do more.
Globally, the death toll from the virus has risen to over 9,800 with more than 232,650 cases in 158 countries and territories.
California, the nation's most populous state, has also been among the hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak, with 598 confirmed cases as of Wednesday, a 21% increase over the day before.
Newsom said the state has the capacity to "meet this moment", but implored people to cooperate. Most people recover - those with mild illness in about two weeks, while those with more severe illness may take three to six weeks, according to the World Health Organization.
"It's a skater's dream", said Dyanna Hernandez, 20, who had joined a dozen friends in Manhattan's Union Square to enjoy the freedom of what she called a "ghost city" after three days stuck at home.