Bay Area coronavirus updates | Sun., Apr. 5

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

  • One of California’s first active COVID-19 coronavirus field respite centers, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, took in its first two patients.
  • Alameda County Superior Courts will not reopen until May 4 and criminal trial dates have been extended by 60 days.
  • The number of confirmed cases at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco has grown to 14, including 11 staff who had patient care duties and three residents.
  • Benicia officials have closed city parking lots due to activity violating the social distancing order.
  • As of Sunday at 4 p.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases in the greater Bay Area region:
    • Alameda County (including Berkeley): 566 cases (+123), 12 deaths
    • Contra Costa County: 386 cases (+79), 6 deaths (+1)
    • Marin County: 141 cases (+10), 7 deaths (+1)
    • Monterey County: 53 cases, 2 deaths
    • Napa County: 20 cases, 2 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 568 cases (+39), 8 deaths
    • San Mateo County: 555 cases (+17), 13 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 1,207 cases (+113), 39 deaths (+1)
    • Santa Cruz County: 69 cases (+10), 1 death
    • Solano County: 73 cases, 1 death
    • Sonoma County: 107 cases (+2), 1 death
    • Statewide: 15,444 cases (+1671), 346 deaths (+38)

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