Gov. Gavin Newsom

Gov. Gavin Newsom

California could fully reopen its economy by June 15 pending vaccine supply and hospitalization rates, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced this week.

The full reopening is contingent upon the state’s ability to vaccinate all adults who wish to be inoculated, and on hospitalization rates remaining low.

The state could then move past its current color-coded tier system that was first announced in August and into a new phase that would allow the broadest business reopenings since the onset of the pandemic.

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Large indoor events that had yet to receive reopening guidelines, such as conventions, would be able to resume operations.

The state’s mask mandate is expected to remain in place.

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