City of Encinitas COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

San Diego County Case Count: 488

Yesterday, March 27, San Diego saw the largest daily increase in confirmed COVID-29 cases: 76 new cases in one day.

Today, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported 488 COVID-19 cases, with 16 cases in Encinitas.

San Diego County Public Health Order Extended

San Diego County public health officials today, March 28, extended the County’s public health order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 so it remains in effect until further notice, as consistent with California’s public health order.

All residents are ordered to stay home except to take care of essential needs or go to an essential job, and to practice social (physical) distancing. Essential City of Encinitas services are continuing, and restaurants can provide drive-thru, pick-up and delivery. You can check out which businesses in Encinitas are open, visit https://encinitasca.gov/Business/COVID-19-Business-Resources/Open-For-Business.

For more information on the San Diego County and California public health orders, see here: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/hhsa/programs/phs/community_epidemiology/dc/2019-nCoV/health-order.html.

San Diego County HHSA’s motto is for us to “stay strong, be smart, and comply with the Orders.”
















For the most up to date information on the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit https://encinitasca.gov/COVID-19-UPDATES.


For information or questions, please contact Tom Bokosky, Director of Human Resources at (760) 633-2631 or [email protected].