With no confirmed cases of the coronavirus, Yosemite National Park appeared to be a safe haven from the pandemic. At the time, Mariposa County, where Yosemite is located, was in the orange tier of California’s color-coded blueprint for reopening, indicating moderate risk of COVID-19 … At this point more than 80% of COVID-19 cases are mild; however, for those in high risk groups exposure can be very serious. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- Yosemite National Park is investigating about 170 reports of gastrointestinal illnesses and has confirmed two cases of norovirus, officials said Thursday. In making these decisions, we are following recommendations from federal, state and local officials. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — With no confirmed case of the coronavirus, Yosemite National Park appeared to be a safe haven from the pandemic. 170 Yosemite Valley visitors fall ill — norovirus confirmed in 2 cases so far Peter Fimrite Jan. 16, 2020 Updated: Jan. 16, 2020 9:17 p.m. Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn Reddit Pinterest As of December 7, Yosemite National Park is Some Valley residents still choosing to travel amid huge surge in COVID-19 cases. Despite some early successes and early-action when facing coronavirus, California is experiencing a huge surge of COVID-19 cases as pandemic fatigue sets in amongst the general public. “Yosemite National Park is announcing modifications to operations at the request of … But tests of the park's raw sewage … This page was last updated on December 7, 2020. We’ll update this page with information about changes to our programs and operations. Yosemite Conservancy is monitoring developments related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Yosemite National Park, California — With no confirmed cases of the coronavirus, Yosemite National Park appeared to be a safe haven from the pandemic. There were zero cases of … With no confirmed case of the coronavirus, Yosemite National Park appeared to be a safe haven from the pandemic.But tests of the park's raw sewage … Yosemite National Park closed on Friday afternoon due to the coronavirus pandemic. As a close-knit community, we are choosing to proactively help prevent the spread of COVID-19, especially to the vulnerable portion of our population. Yosemite National Park, in response to guidance from the State Health Department and to support the nation’s effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, will temporarily limit some indoor services at the park. Yosemite National Park and its beautiful wilderness, filled with gushing waterfalls and granite mountain peaks, was an oasis away from the coronavirus.