The state announced that Alameda County is in the Orange Tier of the color-coded four-tier Blueprint for a Safer Economy because it has met the State’s metrics for the Tier for at least two weeks.
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This new metric is in addition to the overall testing positivity rate and case rate requirements within the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy and will go into effect on October 6.
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On Tuesday, September 22, the State announced an update to its color-coded four-tier Blueprint for a Safer Economy to allow nail salons to operate indoors even in the most restrictive Purple Tier.
Last month the State announced their color-coded four-tier Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Today the State announced that Alameda County is in the Red Tier. This is a tier below Purple, and still reflects the substantial risk of COVID-19 in our county.
This week Alameda County advanced to the Red Tier in California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. This progress reflects continued downward trends in COVID-19 cases and test positivity rates in Alameda County.
While Alameda County remains in the Purple Tier, we met criteria for the Red Tier last week. Our case rate has dropped to below 6 new cases per day per 100,000 residents andour testing positivity rate is less than 5%.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated the Blueprint to Safer Reopening indicators on September 8, to track counties’ new case and testing positivity rates of COVID-19 and guide the reopening process.