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Posted on: August 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Town COVID-19 Update 8/28/2020

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Summary of California’s Tiered System for Reopening (PDF)

Town of Danville Update: 8.28.20 - Governor Announces COVID-19 Tiered System 

Friday afternoon, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that beginning Monday, August 31, 2020 the state is switching from the current ‘watch list’ to a tiered system for reopening.  The new system is based on two local area indicators:  the county’s case rate per 100,000 population and the percentage of positive COVID-19 tests. 

Currently, Contra Costa County falls within the purple, or most restrictive, tier.  The effect this will have on businesses in Contra Costa County is that beginning Monday:

  1. Hair salons and barbers may operate indoors (with restrictions)
  2. Indoor shopping malls may reopen at 25% maximum occupancy. Food courts and other public congregation points must remain closed

To get the latest information on the county’s case rate and positivity rates, go to
To learn more about the new tiered system and how each tier will affect you, go to  

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