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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Napa County on Track to Move to Orange Tier

Napa, CA - Every county in California is assigned to a colored tier of the State’s COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy, based on its test positivity, adjusted case rate and health equity metric. Napa County is currently in the red tier but may move to the orange tier status beginning Wednesday, October 21, 2020. 

For Napa County, this would mean more capacity will be allowed for indoor dining, religious services, bars, movie theaters and other industry with modifications and in accordance with state guidelines found here

At a minimum, counties must remain in their current colored tier for at least three weeks before moving forward. Napa County was one of the first counties in the San Francisco Bay Area in the red tier and has remained in the red tier since the release of the State’s blueprint on August 31, 2020. 

To move forward, a county must meet the next tier’s criteria for two consecutive weeks. To date, Napa County has met the orange tier status for one week with a test positivity rate of 1.6% per 100,000 population, adjusted case rate of 3.0% per 100,000 population, and a health equity test positivity rate of 2.1% per 100,000 population. 

Napa County is on track to join a handful of other Bay Area counties already in the orange tier. 

“I want to thank our residents and visitors for their diligence in helping fight this pandemic,” stated Napa County Health Officer Dr. Karen Relucio. “I am keenly aware of the sacrifices so many have made to help get us to this next tier and I am optimistic that we can continue on our path forward if we remain vigilant through the upcoming holiday season.”

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