Sonoma County Adds Another 150 New COVID Cases As California Implements Temporary Stay At Home Order

Sonoma County remains in the purple tier as health officials reported a large amount of new coronavirus cases in Sonoma County. Nearly 150 new cases were confirmed yesterday, bringing the total number to 11,316. No new deaths were reported so the death toll stands at 150. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases continue to rise in neighboring counties. In Napa County, the caseload is now 2,623, after more than 30 new cases were confirmed by health officials yesterday. No new deaths were reported so their death toll remains at 17. Napa is in the purple tier In Marin County, health officials confirmed more than 20 new cases yesterday, bringing the caseload to 5,249. No new deaths were reported, and the death toll remains at 100. Marin County is in the red tier.

Due to soaring COVID cases and hospitalizations, California is implementing a limited stay at home order, basically a curfew. The order requires non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. for all counties in the purple tier. It begins this Saturday and lasts until at least December 21st. The order effects about 94% of the state’s population.