CV EOC May7th

Governor Newsom outlined what additional retail businesses may open to provide curbside and delivery services per the new directive. The information provided at https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap/ includes the following description for the additional retail businesses allowed to open. Curbside retail, including but not limited to: Bookstores, jewelry stores, toy stores, clothing stores, shoe stores, home and furnishing stores, sporting goods stores, antique stores, music stores, florists. Note: this will be phased-in, starting first with curbside pickup and delivery only until further notice. Supply chains supporting the above businesses, in manufacturing and logistical sectors

Staff are prepared for the limited re-opening of parks and trails starting Friday, May 8, at 7 a.m. The Economic Development team is assisting businesses with the requirements for opening under the new state directive, as well as complying with new City protocols for customers and employees.  

Development Services Department Update: During the past week DSD staff have:

·       Averaged over 115 building inspections per day

·       Accepted over 100 construction permit applications with construction valuation of $1.1 million

·       Issued 109 construction permits with construction valuation of $11.5 million

·       Completed 77 plan checks

As of May 7, Global cases are 3,809,180 and 266,432 deaths; United States cases are 1,243,029 with 74,239 deaths; California, 60,616 cases with 2,464 deaths. In San Diego County, there are 4,429 cases and 165 deaths. There have been 904 residents admitted to the hospital with 287 of those admitted to the ICU. As of May 5, there are 607 cases in Chula Vista. (The number of cases will be updated later tonight.)

Anne Steinberger

Marketing and Communications Manager

City of Chula Vista

Office of Communications/City Manager s Office

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