California is beginning to reopen as the winter surge of COVID-19 continues to decline.
But it’s going to be a methodical process, guided by changes in geographic areas and involving a slow return of various activities, venues and businesses.
California is recording about 7,000 new coronavirus cases a day now, down from 45,000 a day six weeks ago. The number of COVID-19 patients in California’s hospitals on Sunday was 6,569, down from a high of 21,936 recorded on Jan. 6.
The number of people in intensive care units statewide was 1,933 on Sunday, down 60% from its peak of 4,868 on Jan. 10 and at its lowest number since Dec. 1.
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