Orange County health officials are expected to give an update on coronavirus in the region Thursday as the county remains in the red tier, which is the second-most restrictive stage of the state’s reopening plan.

The county is not able to reopen parks like Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm since it has not yet entered the less restrictive yellow tier of the state’s plan. State officials said this week that California counties in that tier can reopen parks with some modifications.

Check back for updates to this developing story.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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