Success in Vaccinating Most County Residents and Low COVID-19 Case Rates Allow Health Officer to Adopt New, More Focused Local Order
Santa Clara County, Calif. – Today, County officials announced that Santa Clara County has made excellent progress in the fight against COVID-19. Case rates have declined to some of their lowest levels at any point in the pandemic, and test positivity rates have hit an all-time low. The county’s vaccination rates are also among the very highest in the nation, as more than 75% of county residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of vaccine. On Wednesday, the county will enter the least restrictive “Yellow Tier” under the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
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