Bay Area coronavirus updates | Sat., Apr. 25

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

  • At least 24 people at a single room occupancy hotel in San Francisco’s Mission District have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Dolores Street Community Services, which manages the building. The COVID-19 positive cases at Casa Quezada, a 52-unit supportive housing site, include 22 residents and two staff members.
  • The East Bay Regional Park District has asked parks visitors to wear face masks or other face coverings in accordance with the Bay Area’s recent COVID-19-related face covering order in San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
  • Pleasanton and neighboring Livermore and Dublin are teaming with Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare to offer a drive-through novel coronavirus testing site for residents of the three cities that opens Monday. The service will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Alameda County Fairgrounds and is available without an appointment needed.
  • The city of Healdsburg began offering zero-interest to help small brick-and-mortar businesses within city limits weather the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As of Saturday at 2:30 p.m., officials confirmed the following number of cases in the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Fri., Apr. 24):
    • Alameda County: 1,450 cases (+47), 49 deaths (+1)
    • Contra Costa County: 805 cases (+19), 25 deaths (+2)
    • Marin County: 212 cases (+3), 12 deaths (+1)
    • Monterey County: 169 cases (+5), 4 deaths
    • Napa County: 60 cases (+2), 2 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 1,354 cases (+14), 22 deaths
    • San Mateo County: 1,020 cases (+31), 41 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 2,040 cases (+22), 99 deaths (+1)
    • Santa Cruz County: 115 cases, 2 deaths
    • Solano County: 199 cases (+8), 4 deaths
    • Sonoma County: 217 cases (+1), 2 deaths
    • Statewide: 41,584 cases (+2,330), 1,834 deaths (+272)

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