- On June 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted state-level restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The state stopped issuing county ratings and this page will no longer update.
- Some counties and businesses may opt to enforce their own restrictions, which will not be reflected here.
- California has loosened its mask mandate and asks residents to follow CDC guidelines.
How each county was rated
A four-tier classification system strictly governed when and how areas were reopened.
California’s reopening risk tiers
Most nonessential indoor business operations were closed
Some nonessential indoor business operations were closed
Some business operations could open with modifications
Most business operations could open with modifications
Shown is the status of each of the state's 58 counties on June 15.
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The tier assignments were released weekly. Here is how they shifted over time.
The metrics that mattered
Over the course of 2020, state leaders used a shifting series of metrics to guide decision-making.
The state used three statistics to judge counties. With some exceptions, the metrics needed to surpass the benchmark for the next tier in order to loosen restrictions.
What was restricted in your county?
Here were the key metrics in each county and what was restricted when the state ended its tier system on June 15. Some counties and businesses may still choose to be more restrictive. You should consult local authorities for current guidance.