Bay Area coronavirus updates | Mon., July 27

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

  • The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors may approve on Tuesday an ordinance establishing administrative fines for violations of public health orders involving wearing face coverings, social distancing and gatherings. The ordinance would formally allow infraction citations to be given to those who violate COVID-19-related county health orders.
  • The 20th year of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival will still take place Oct. 2 to 4, but not at its usual locations in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco as originally planned due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The festival, this year themed “Let the Music Play On” will instead consist of an online stream of “newly recorded performances, archival footage from fans and our archives, interviews, as well as the history of HSB,” organizers said on social media.
  • Hayward’s COVID-19 Testing Center and weekly No-Contact Food Distribution program will be moving to new locations in August, the city’s Emergency Operations Center announced. Currently located at the California State University East Bay campus, the Testing Center will relocate to Skywest Golf Course at 1401 Golf Course Road, adjacent to Hayward Executive Airport. The new site is scheduled to open Aug. 3, with the last day of operation of the CSU center next Friday. The next Testing Center will maintain the same operating schedule, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • 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 26):
    • Alameda County: 10,438 cases (+68), 178 deaths
      • Totals include Berkeley Health Department data
    • Contra Costa County: 7,073 cases (+140), 104 deaths
    • Marin County: 4,641 cases (+18), 58 deaths (+3)
      • Totals include San Quentin State Prison
    • Monterey County: 4,082 cases (+80), 23 deaths
    • Napa County: 766 cases (+25), 8 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 6,022 cases (+90), 56 deaths
    • San Mateo County: 5,124 cases (+102), 117 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 9,215 cases (+174), 184 deaths
    • Santa Cruz County: 920 cases (+13), 4 deaths
    • Solano County: 3,129 cases, 35 deaths
    • Sonoma County: 2,570 cases (+11), 24 deaths
    • Statewide: 460,550 cases (+6,891), 8,445 deaths (+108)

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