Chula Vista EOC May 11th

Education and outreach will continue to focus on businesses that are part of the phased reopening of retail and manufacturing to support those establishments. Economic Development staff and others will provide outreach on how City’s emergency ordinance supports businesses in re-opening.

The City is coordinating with the County to secure more mobile testing site(s).

The County update focused on what’s required for businesses that can operate at this point in Stage 2 of reopening California. County officials emphasized that only curbside pick-up and delivery is allowed at this time. There should not be customers in retail stores.

The Public Health Officer emphasized that residents should wear and/or take face coverings when they leave their home because residents must wear a face covering when they come in contact with someone who is not a member of their household. 

Additionally, the Public Health Officer reminded everyone that there are “zero” gatherings allowed at this time. She also stated that short-term rental operations (Airbnb, etc.) are only to provide housing for essential workers. She said the County would send a letter to Airbnb to clarify this requirement. 

As of May 11, Global cases are 4,152,670 and 284,536 deaths; United States cases are 1,339,819 with 79,894 deaths; California, 68,009 cases with 2,719 deaths. In San Diego County, there are 5,065 cases and 175 deaths. There have been 973 residents admitted to the hospital with 302 of those admitted to the ICU. As of May 9, there are 696 cases in Chula Vista.

Anne Steinberger

Marketing and Communications Manager

City of Chula Vista

Office of Communications/City Manager s Office

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