Local excitement and anticipation is being tempered
by Butte County health officials as residents wait to be
put in the COVID red tier.... Lisa Alamaguer with Butte County Public Health
says Governor Newsom raised local expectation...Almaguer says Butte is on a good track, but the county numbers still need to get better to move
to red....Butte's current case rate is 10.4 percent. To move
to the red tier Butte must have a case rate below 7 percent.
Butte's test positivity rate of 4.1 percent does qualify
the county to move to the less restrictive tier