Bay Area coronavirus updates | Fri., Apr. 10

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

  • Santa Clara County nurses are calling on the county to provide more paid leave for frontline healthcare workers who could be affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
  • The Danville Police Department is asking residents to bring needed medical supplies to the Village Theatre and Art Gallery on Friday and Saturday to help out frontline medical workers in need of personal protective equipment. The donation drive, dubbed Operation LOVE, will go from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sixty-five motel rooms are now available in Concord for people without homes, officials with the provider Shelter Inc. announced Thursday. The 65 rooms will be operated as a single-room occupancy hotel in partnership with Contra Costa County Health, Housing and Homeless Services.
  • One more inmate at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the total number of inmates who’ve tested positive so far to 12, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. In addition, two staff members or contractors at the county jail have tested positive for COVID-19.
  • As of Friday at 1:30 p.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases in the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Thurs., Apr. 9):
    • Alameda County: 768 cases (+94), 20 deaths (+4)
    • Contra Costa County: 511 cases (+29), 9 deaths (+1)
    • Marin County: 154 cases (+5), 10 deaths
    • Monterey County: 71 cases (+2), 3 deaths
    • Napa County: 32 cases (+4), 2 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 797 cases (+73), 13 deaths (+3)
    • San Mateo County: 638 cases (+5), 21 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 1,442 cases (+62), 47 deaths (+1)
    • Santa Cruz County: 80 cases, 1 death
    • Solano County: 115 cases (+3), 2 deaths
    • Sonoma County: 142 cases (+6), 1 death
    • Statewide: 19,472 cases (+1,163), 541 deaths (+49)

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