Bay Area coronavirus updates | Mon., Apr. 6

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

  • The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will be temporarily eliminating service Wednesday on all but 17 of its most-used bus lines in and around San Francisco as a result of the pandemic.
  • Contra Costa County is setting up a center this week at San Ramon City Hall, 7000 Bollinger Canyon Road, to accept community donations of protective equipment and supplies for use by health care providers around the county. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
  • The annual Artichoke Festival in Monterey has been postponed, but organizers of the 61-year-old nonprofit event are putting together a Drive-up/Drop-off Food Drive on Thursday to benefit the Food Bank for Monterey County.
  • As of Monday at 9:30 a.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases in the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Sun., Apr. 5):
    • Alameda County: 566 cases, 12 deaths
    • Contra Costa County: 386 cases, 6 deaths
    • Marin County: 141 cases, 7 deaths
    • Monterey County: 53 cases, 2 deaths
    • Napa County: 20 cases, 2 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 583 cases (+15), 9 deaths (+1)
    • San Mateo County: 579 cases (+24), 13 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 1,207 cases, 39 deaths
    • Santa Cruz County: 69 cases, 1 death
    • Solano County: 73 cases, 1 death
    • Sonoma County: 111 cases (+4), 1 death

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