With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rising across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom today announced a statewide rollback of our reopening.
The following must close immediately statewide – including in San Mateo County:
Indoor dining at restaurants (outdoor dining is allowed)
Wineries and tasting rooms (indoors)
Movie theaters (indoors)
Family entertainment centers. For example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades (indoors)
Zoos and museums (indoors)
Bars, brewpubs, breweries and pubs must close all operations (both indoors and outdoors)
There are additional restrictions in place for counties on the State's "watch list." San Mateo County is not currently on the watch list as of July 13. For other counties that have remained on the State’s monitoring list* for three consecutive days or more, the following sectors must also close:
*note: this list does NOT currently apply to San Mateo County
Offices for non-critical sectors
Personal care services (includes nail salons, waxing services, and tattoo parlors)
Hair salons and barbershops
To view the Governor’s order and the State’s watch list, please visit www.covid19.ca.gov.
San Mateo County has a total of 4,045 confirmed cases to date. The County experienced a record 108 new cases on Friday, July 10, surpassing the previous one-day record of 90 new cases set Friday, July 3, 2020. COVID case data is available on the San Mateo County Health dashboard.
The virus isn’t going away anytime soon. But we can all take meaningful steps to fight COVID-19 and protect our community. PLEASE make sure to wear face coverings and practice physical distancing. Your actions today will affect our future.