At the waterfront of San Francisco Sea lions are attracting many tourists. In Santa Monica, the parking lot to the beach and amusement park fills up quickly. Meanwhile, many campgrounds, restaurants and hotels said they were full.
Some business owners say they have more customers than they know what to do.
“Five months ago, we were trying to squeeze the juice out of the rocks,” Hunt Bailie, owner of bike rental and tours business Sonoma Adventures in Sonoma, told the Press Democrat of Santa Rosa.
Californians celebrate Memorial Day weekends that are more sunny than ever during any other holiday. since the epidemic Due to the dramatic decrease in the number of people infected with the virus and the increase in vaccination
Approximately 90% of the state̵7;s population is at two of the bottom four levels that restrict business and other activities. By June 15, California will end its level system and ease social distancing and masking rules.
Many attractions say that the water is already stagnant.
“It’s not over yet, but we’re busier and busier,” said Kenneth Hansel, manager of San Francisco’s Fog Harbor Fish House at Pier 39. “Every time we reopen We made a profit a month later. That tells you we’re going to be very busy next month.”
Businesses in the wine country have a fully booked list or they expect a lot of people on vacation.
Crista Luedtke, owner of three hotels, spas and restaurants in Guerneville, told Press-Democrat. that she had to limit the number of nights she would open her restaurant because she couldn’t find enough workers
“Now that restrictions have been lifted, people are worried about leaving,” she said.
California was the first state to issue a statewide shutdown. Since the virus spread in March 2020 and the center of the country in early 2021, more than 61,000 people have died from the virus in California. the most in any state
in the past few days New cases in California have been reported dropping below 1,000, and only 1,300 are currently hospitalized with the virus, the state’s positive rate of just 1%.
Lifting restrictions will inevitably result in increased transmission of infection. But health officials say the health care system should be able to cope. California Health and Human Services secretary Dr Mark Kali said health officials will continue to monitor whether the virus’ mutations begin to be destroyed through vaccination. which he said could mean renewed health measures.