Ventura County moves into California's least-restrictive yellow tier

Ventura County became eligible to move into the yellow tier, California’s least restrictive on the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, which eases more rules for businesses amid the ongoing pandemic, health officials announced Tuesday.

The move takes place on June 2 at 12:01 a.m. 

According to officials, the county met the requirements on Tuesday in reaching the appropriate levels of COVID--19 case rates to move into the least restrictive tier.

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The move into the yellow tier allows for increased capacity at bars that don’t serve food, which can now open at 25% capacity indoors. Sports stadiums can open at 67% attendance, theme parks can open at 35% capacity and gyms, wineries and breweries can increase capacity to 50%.

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On May 4, state officials announced that Los Angeles County met the threshold and moved into the yellow tier.

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Ventura County and the Inland Empire met criteria to move into orange tier back in April.

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If low case rates continue statewide, Gov. Gavin Newsom said he will fully reopen the state's economy on June 15.