The San Mateo and Marin counties on Tuesday reached the second narrowest category in California’s reopening plan, according to the California Department of Public Health. They both left the purple layer, the category that prescribes the strictest coronavirus rules.
Currently, all but 11 counties in the state are purple. But Governor Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that while the number of coronavirus cases continues to plummet in the Gulf and California, five counties have turned red and expect eight more to be allowed restrictions next week – and “even more in two weeks. “