Bay Area coronavirus updates | Sun., Mar. 21

The latest developments around the region related to the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, as of Sunday morning include:

  • As of Sunday at 10:30 a.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases in the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Sat,, Mar. 20):
    • Alameda County: 65 cases (+20)
    • Contra Costa County: 51 cases (+5), 1 death
    • Marin County: 38 cases
    • Monterey County: 11 cases (+6)
    • Napa County: 0 cases
    • San Francisco County: 105 cases (+29)
    • San Mateo County: 117 cases (+7), 1 death
    • Santa Clara County: 263 cases (+67), 8 deaths
    • Santa Cruz County: 15 cases
    • Solano County: 14 cases (+1)
    • Sonoma County: 23 cases (+2)
    • Statewide: 1,433 cases (+234), 25 deaths (+1)
  • Santa Clara County health officials reported a one-day, 67-person increase in novel coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the area to 263. Most counties in the region are expecting to report more cases as testing becomes more available.
  • The National Park Service and Point Reyes National Seashore are closing most areas of the Marin County preserve for more than two weeks after visitors inundated the area during a statewide shelter-in-place order.
  • Second Harvest of Silicon Valley and SF-Marin Food Bank have retooled their operations to ensure they can safely get food to people in need with deliveries and pop-up food distribution sites.
  • Hayward has activated an emergency volunteer center through its city website and will open a testing facility Monday at a fire station for sick people, first responders and healthcare workers with recent suspected exposure.

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