Bay Area coronavirus updates | Sat., May 2

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

  • San Francisco is now requiring all residents and staff at skilled nursing facilities in the city to undergo testing for the novel coronavirus, Mayor London Breed announced Friday.
  • A youth admitted two weeks ago into the Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall in San Jose tested positive for COVID-19, the county announced Friday.
  • In a special two-hour remote meeting Friday night, the Antioch City Council voted unanimously to remove Ken Turnage II from his seat on the city planning commission following his social media posting about “culling the herd” during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • All members of the public and personnel will be required to wear face coverings inside buildings at Mineta San Jose International Airport starting Monday, officials announced Friday.
  • As of Saturday at 2:30 p.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases in the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Fri., May 1):
    • Alameda County: 1,705 cases (+69), 63 deaths (+1)
    • Contra Costa County: 934 cases, 28 deaths (907 cases, 28 deaths on Friday)
    • Marin County: 239 cases (+27), 13 deaths
    • Monterey County: 222 cases (+9), 5 deaths
    • Napa County: 69 cases (+1), 2 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 1,543 cases (+20), 29 deaths (+1)
    • San Mateo County: 1,233 cases (+36), 51 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 2,204 cases (+25), 114 deaths (+1)
    • Santa Cruz County: 134 cases (+2), 2 deaths
    • Solano County: 266 cases (+3), 5 deaths
    • Sonoma County: 248 cases (+4), 2 deaths
    • Statewide: 52,197 cases (+1,755), 2,171 deaths (+98)

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