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A wave of reopenings has recently washed over California. Could more be around the corner?

In Los Angeles County, which only days ago moved into the red tier for the first time since the state unveiled its four-category color-coded coronavirus reopening blueprint, officials are already eyeing the possibility of further advancement.

“Should our case numbers continue to decline, our recovery journey could land us in the less restrictive orange tier in April,” county Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said in a statement Tuesday. “This is only possible if we all do our part to keep each other safe.”

With most counties having now emerged from California’s purple tier and freed themselves from the strictest limitations on activities and businesses imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, attention is turning to the path ahead and how quickly a wider economic unlocking could take place.

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