Newsom Orders Bars Closed in 7 Counties, Recommends Closure in Contra Costa County

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On Sunday, due to the rising spread of COVID-19, California is ordering bars to close in Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, San Joaquin, and Tulare. Meanwhile, CA recommending they close in Contra Costa, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, & Ventura.

According to the California Department of Health, California’s positivity rate ā€“ a key indicator of community spread ā€“ is trending modestly upward in the 14-day average. Hospitalization rates over the long-term are showing a slight uptick in the 14-day average.

  • Positive cases: 206,433
  • Confirmed hospitalizations: 4,494
  • Confirmed ICU hospitalizations: 1,379
  • Deaths: 5,872

Numbers may not represent true day-over-day change as reporting of test results can be delayed.

There have been 3,862,310 tests conducted in California. As testing capacity continues to increase across the state, an increase in the number of positive cases has been expected ā€“ increasing the importance of positivity rates to find signs of community spread.

The governor and state health officials allowed bars to open in California on June 12.

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  1. I guess the economy isn’t ruined enough. Because this is a bunch of bs. I work in medical field and nothing has changed in June! You all can believe them or ask anybody you know how many people they know with this virus for Sure! They want to run our lives as business people lose theirs. Don’t be sheep. Wake up

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