Bay Area coronavirus updates | Mon., July 20

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

  • The California Interscholastic Federation announced Monday that fall and winter school sports across the state will tentatively start in December or January due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. With most of the state’s schools expected to begin the school year with virtual classes, CIF officials chose to push the entire interscholastic sports calendar to later in 2020 and into early 2021.
  • The Community Foods Market on San Pablo Avenue in West Oakland will close starting Monday morning for at least 72 hours after a store employee tested positive Sunday for the COVID-19 coronavirus, the market’s CEO said.
  • A new COVID-19 testing site will open in Alameda next Wednesday in partnership with CityHealth Urgent Care, the city announced. The new testing site, located at 300 Wind River Way, will provide free testing to anyone with health insurance or a government issued ID, including children and people with special needs, regardless of symptoms. The testing site will have the capacity to test 500 people per day, and will return the results of the test within 15 minutes.
  • As of Monday at 2 p.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases around the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Sun., July 19):
    • Alameda County: 9,256 cases (+19), 162 deaths
      • Totals include Berkeley Health Department data
    • Contra Costa County: 5,731 cases (+125), 99 deaths (+1)
    • Marin County: 4,173 cases (+9), 42 deaths
      • Totals include San Quentin State Prison
    • Monterey County: 3,353 cases (+125), 19 deaths (+1)
    • Napa County: 632 cases (+49), 7 deaths (+2)
    • San Francisco County: 5,305 cases (+49), 52 deaths
    • San Mateo County: 4,551 cases (+86), 114 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 7,456 cases, 177 deaths
    • Santa Cruz County: 772 cases, 3 deaths
    • Solano County: 2,554 cases, 31 deaths
    • Sonoma County: 2,169 cases (+48), 20 deaths (+1)
    • Statewide: 391,538 cases (+6,846), 7,694 deaths (+9)

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