San Diego County plans for earlier-than-expected promotion to red tier
Last updated 3/10/2021 at 5:54pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A possible change to California's COVID-19 reopening schedule could have San Diego County promoted to the less-restrictive red tier by as early as next Wednesday, county officials announced, while reporting 349 new infections and eight additional deaths.
California's Department of Public Health modified the Blueprint for a Safer Economy to lead with opening activities when vaccines have been deployed to the hardest-hit communities. The modification will shift Blueprint tier thresholds to allow slightly higher case rates per 100,000 population once more inoculations have oc...