Mayor Faulconer, Sup. Cox Apply Pressure on Governor to Craft Plan for Business Reopenings

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and County Supervisor Greg Cox sent a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom Friday asking for guidance on reopening businesses now that the county meets criteria to come off of the state's COVID-19 watch list

San Diego County reported a case rate below 100 for the third straight day Friday, but the excitement surrounding its presumed departure from California's coronavirus watch list was halted when the state told the county it had to review its data before making things official.

"What does a county do when it gets off California's COVID watch list? No one knows because state guidelines haven't been set," San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer quipped on Twitter minutes after the county reported its state-calculated metric.

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