This interactive map shows the 41 California counties that will be subject to a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew starting tonight, Nov. 21, 2020. The new limited curfew order was issued on Thursday, Nov. 19, and is in effect until Dec. 21 unless modified. Changes, including the addition of more counties, could come at any time.

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The curfew is intended to stop social gatherings and other behavior that officials say is contributing to California’s surge in cases. It requires all non-essential work, movement and gatherings to stop during the curfew period.

It will be in effect in all Bay Area counties except San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin. San Francisco warned on Friday Nov. 20 that it could be placed into the purple, high-risk tier as early as Sunday and be subject to the curfew rules.

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Purple on the map indicates widespread risk, red substantial, orange moderate and yellow minimal.

A majority of California counties were moved to the most restrictive tier on Nov. 16. Here is a list of counties and their tier status as of that date.

  • Yellow: Alpine, Mariposa
  • Orange: Lassen, Sierra, Calaveras, Inyo
  • Red: Del Norte, Humboldt, Modoc, Plumas, Lake, Colusa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Amador, Mono
  • Purple: Siskiyou, Trinity, Shasta, Tehama, Mendocino, Glenn, Butte, Sutter, Yuba, Nevada, Placer, El Dorado, Sacramento, Yolo, Solano, Napa, Sonoma, Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Merced, Madera, San Benito, Monterey, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, Kern, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, Imperial

More information can be found at the state’s official coronavirus website.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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