Inyo County COVID-19, including new state closure mandates

By: 
Register Staff
Staff Writer

Inyo County released the following this evening:

Today, July 13, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the statewide (including Inyo County) closure of all indoor operations for the following sectors:
* Dine-in restaurants
* Wineries and tasting rooms
* Movie theaters
* Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades)
* Zoos and museums
* Cardrooms
* Indoor and outdoor operations of bars, brewpubs, breweries, and pubs

Should Inyo County exceed the reopening metrics proposed to the state in May, which included a sharp increase in positive tests and hospitalizations, and continue to do so for three days, the below industries will also be required to close:

* Fitness centers
* Worship services
* Protests
* Offices for non-essential sectors
* Personal care services, like nail salons, body waxing and tattoo parlors
* Hair salons and barbershops
* Malls

For more information visit: https://covid19.ca.gov/roadmap-counties/.

Inyo County cases:
37 confirmed COVID-19 cases; 1 death; 26 recovered

Inyo County testing:

Total tests administered: 1470 (NIHD, SIH, & Toiyabe)**
Tests positive: 37
Tests negative: 1357
Tests pending*: 76

*Cases with pending results are monitored by medical staff ordering test; Inyo County Public Health monitors pending results identified as high probability individuals.

**Verily testing numbers are not currently included in testing totals

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