Bay Area coronavirus updates | Wed., June 10

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

  • A BART employee who interacts with the public tested positive for the coronavirus, BART officials said they learned Tuesday afternoon. Before the test, the employee had on gloves and a mask and kept themselves at a distance from others when they were working. The person is now in quarantine, according to BART officials.
  • Outdoor dining can begin Friday in San Francisco as the city starts easing restrictions to its stay home order, Mayor London Breed announced Tuesday. The restaurants will be permitted to operate in public spaces like sidewalks, streets, parks and plazas as long as proper health and safety protocols are in place to protect customers from the coronavirus.
  • The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County announced Tuesday that it will not reopen until next year to protect the health and safety of children and families during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
  • Employee layoffs and furloughs, fewer library hours, reduced support of local programs and community groups, cuts in capital project funding and parking changes are likely in the offing to allow the city of Walnut Creek to plug an anticipated $15.7 million budget gap, the result of revenues lost because of the COVID-19 coronavirus and its effect on businesses and arts programs.
  • As of Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases around the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Tue., June 9):
    • Alameda County: 4,033 cases (+48), 105 deaths (+3)
    • Contra Costa County: 1,798 cases (+24), 43 deaths
    • Marin County: 635 cases (+10), 17 deaths
    • Monterey County: 791 cases (+28), 11 deaths
    • Napa County: 161 cases (+4), 3 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 2,809 cases (+16), 44 deaths
    • San Mateo County: 2,475 cases (+38), 93 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 3,032 cases (+15), 146 deaths
    • Santa Cruz County: 239 cases (+5), 2 deaths
    • Solano County: 610 cases (+20), 23 deaths
    • Sonoma County: 671 cases (+7), 4 deaths
    • Statewide: 136,191 cases (+1,702), 4,776 deaths (+123)

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