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Tuesday April 6th, 2021 :: 01:29 p.m. PDT


San Benito County Advances to Orange Tier

San Benito County Advances to Orange Tier

San Benito County, California - April 6, 2021: Today the State announced that San Benito County has met the requirements to move to the Orange Tier and businesses permitted in the Orange Tier per the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy may expand operations. San Benito County has an adjusted daily new case rate per 100,000 residents of 4.7, thus moving into Orange tier.
In the Orange Tier, retail establishments may now operate at full capacity, while restaurants, places of worship, movie theaters and museums may increase indoor operations to 50 percent of capacity. Bars, breweries, and distilleries may resume outdoor operations, wineries may resume indoor operations at 25 percent capacity or 100 people (whichever is fewer), and gyms and fitness centers.
Businesses and activities permitted to open under the State’s Orange Tier must continue to comply with the State’s Industry Guidance found here.
More information on the California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy here.
Businesses and activities permitted to open, with capacity restrictions and modifications can be viewed here
The State also announced that on June 15, 2021 all industries across the state can return to usual operations with common-sense risk reduction measures such as masking and vaccinations. See announcement here.


For more information about COVID-19 vaccine and distribution process, visit To register for the State’s MyTurn vaccine registration and notification system please visit Residents can also call 2-1-1 for resource information.


San Benito County
471 4th St
Hollister, CA 95023

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 831-636-4000

David Westrick
San Benito County - Public Information Officer
[email protected]

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