Menifee businesses work to comply with latest coronavirus mandates

Starbucks at Newport and Menifee roads cordons off all its outside tables, but business has not slowed down since the coronavirus hit in March and through all the state and county health authorities’ business closures and mandates. Valley News/Tony Ault photo
Many Menifee businesses are continuing to comply with the latest orders coming out of the governor’s office and county health authorities due to a surge in county coronavirus cases and hospitalizations but not without serious questions about the value of more closures. The latest orders to reduce the rising COVID-19 cases were announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom in mid-July. Restaurants are required to close their indoor business and serve customers outdoors or with takeout menus. In the two weeks before that announcement, restaurants, barber shops and hair salons reopened their businesses. Social distancing guidelines were maintained, strict sanitary actions performed and face masks were worn by employees, and their tables and stations kept continually sanitized. [caption id="attach
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