In new guidelines released by the state on Friday, Orange County was classified in the first tier, with "widespread" transmission of the virus. That means many nonessential indoor businesses are to remain closed for now.
State data show Orange County with 6 new infections per 100,000 residents per day and a testing positivity rate of 5.2%. Orange County's numbers meet the requirements for the second tier, "substantial transmission," for counties who are between four to seven cases per 100,000 residents and carry a testing positivity rate of 5% to 8%.
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