San Diego County prepares for retail opening Friday as COVID-19 deaths climb to 158
Last updated 5/6/2020 at 8:56pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego County continues to prepare for some businesses to reopen Friday, even as today's data showed a slight increase in the rate of COVID-19 positive-testing individuals.
Local health officials reported 159 new cases and eight deaths Wednesday, raising the county totals to 4,319 cases and 158 deaths.
County Chairman Greg Cox said while the county prepared to meet Gov. Gavin Newsom's orders to reopen some retail, manufacturing and logistics businesses, it ultimately held power on which were going to open.
Some businesses might not have the staff, supplies or p...