LA County Lifting More COVID Restrictions, Nears 7K DeathsOn Wednesday, the county reported 510 new cases and 33 deaths, bringing countywide totals to 290,486 cases and 6,944 deaths.
Riverside County Back In State's Most Restrictive Purple TierThe move back into the purple tier means that some businesses that were allowed to reopen – like movie theaters, gyms and dining rooms – will have to close again.
Ventura County Remains In Red Tier, San Bernardino In PurpleAs of Tuesday evening, 737,022 San Bernardino County residents and 206,019 Ventura County residents have been tested for COVID-19.
San Diego Narrowly Avoids Being Downgraded To Purple Tier, Remains In RedThat would have forced San Diego County to close its movie theaters, as well as indoor operations for restaurants and places of worship.
Orange County Meets Metrics To Move From State's Purple Tier To Red TierThe county now meets all of the state's metrics to move out of the purple tier, the worst level, and up to the red tier.
Orange County COVID-19 Trends Continue To ImproveThe rate of county residents testing positive for COVID-19 inched up from 4.8% Sunday to 4.9% Monday but remains below the state's desired threshold of 8%.