Stanislaus County has been given the approval by the California Department of Public Health to move down one tier in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, clearing the path for businesses to expand operations or in some instances reopen their doors.
Stanislaus County was able to move to the Red Tier because it met the two needed metrics and stayed there for two weeks. Under the Red Tier, daily new cases have to fall between four to seven per 100,000 residents and the positivity test rate has to be between five to eight percent. As of Tuesday, Stanislaus County has a case rate of 6.3 per 100,000 residents and a testing positive rate of 3.7%.
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