County warns businesses against concerts and gatherings, new COVID-19 cases reported

Health care workers conduct coronavirus testing at Diamond Stadium in Lake Elsinore managed and operated by Riverside University Health System Public Health Department. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Following a week that saw Gov. Gavin Newsom order schools in 32 counties, including Riverside, to remain closed at the start of the upcoming school year, Riverside County’s lawyer reminded businesses that restrictions that are still in place banning concerts and large entertainment-related gatherings Monday, July 20.“The county of Riverside has been advised that some restaurants, wineries, parks and other local establishments may be hosting live music or entertainment events,” Gregory P. Priamos, Riverside County counsel, said in an advisory letter. “Please allow this letter to serve as an advisory that offering or holding live entertainment, including live music, is not permitted under the current orders of Gov. Newsom and the California state public health officer.”The
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