Supervisors Seek Okay to Open More Businesses as Beach Restrictions Eased

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to send a letter to Governor Newsom requesting they be allowed to reopen more businesses.

The board voted 4-1, with Supervisor Nathan Fletcher voting "no," to take further steps into reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. The letter requests San Diego County be permitted to reopen gyms, hotels, nail salons, wineries and breweries, churches at full capacity, theme parks, youth sports, charter and fishing boats, community pools, and museums. Easing of some resrtrictions at local beaches went into effect Tuesday, allowing people to sunbathe and sit on the beach but also wear face masks if with peeople not in your household goup or family.

Meantime county health officials reported 7 more deaths from COVID-19 bringing the county's total to 276. Six of the seven most recent deaths involved people with underlying medical conditions. There were 120 new cases of the coronavirus reported Tuesday out of nearly four thousand tests, a positive rate of 3-percent.

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