San Diego County advances to red Tier; indoor dining, movie theaters open
Last updated 3/17/2021 at 8:12pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Restaurants, movie theaters, fitness centers and other businesses resumed indoor activities Wednesday with San Diego County advancing into the less-restrictive red tier of the state's COVID-19 reopening blueprint.
The state confirmed the move Tuesday when it reported the county's new daily COVID case rate was 6.8 per 100,000 population, the second consecutive week the county registered a sub-10 per 100,000 number, allowing for the shift to the red tier. The rate last week was 8.8 per 100,000 residents.
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