Gavin Newsom Announces California Will Reopen — In June

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Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday the state would “fully reopen” on June 15 — with two conditions.

Business will return to a semblance of normalcy if the state has enough vaccine supply for all residents aged 16 and over to get inoculated and if hospitalizations remain “stable and low.” Newsom did not provide specifics on what numbers are needed to hit either benchmark.

California will abandon its current tiered system which applies restrictions on a county-by-county basis, and open the entire state at once. Newsom will keep the state’s mask mandate in place, but “everyday activities” will be allowed to resume with “common-sense risk reduction measures” like mask-wearing.

The state’s health department will reserve the right to move the reopening date if conditions worsen. Newsom added that schools will not be required... (Read more)

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