SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — In a surprising turn after state health officials indicated no major changes in ICU capacity across California, the stay-at-home order was lifted for the Greater Sacramento region Tuesday.
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Butte County also posted a press release to Facebook stating, “ICU bed capacity four-week projection exceeds 15%, ending the Regional Stay at Home Order (RSAHO), effective immediately.”
Gov. Gavin Newsom also tweeted out a video message about the stay-at-home order being lifted just after 4:30 p.m.
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Today, the Sacramento region is coming out of the Regional Stay-at-Home Order.
Hopeful signs—but we must approach them cautiously. Wear a mask. Be safe. Avoid gathering. pic.twitter.com/FfoRfvJct1
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) January 13, 2021