Bay Area coronavirus updates | Sat., July 25

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

  • San Francisco city officials on Friday announced an update to the city’s face covering requirements that now require residents to cover their nose and mouths in a variety of settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All residents age 10 and up must now keep their face covered when approaching a distance of six feet from others in enclosed shared workplaces with shared equipment, even when working alone in a cubicle.
  • The Petaluma Fire Department has quarantined 15 crewmembers after a firefighter tested positive last week for COVID-19, fire officials said Saturday. The firefighter, who tested positive on July 19, is currently in good condition and has not been hospitalized, said Fire Marshal Jessica Power.
  • As of 3 p.m. Saturday, officials have confirmed the following number of cases around the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Fri., July 24):
    • Alameda County: 10,330 cases (+116), 178 deaths
      • Totals include Berkeley Health Department data
    • Contra Costa County: 6,770 cases (+143), 104 deaths (+1)
    • Marin County: 4,623 cases (+78), 55 deaths (+5)
      • Totals include San Quentin State Prison
    • Monterey County: 3,953 cases (+88), 22 deaths
    • Napa County: 741 cases (+4), 8 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 5,787 cases (+108), 56 deaths
    • San Mateo County: 5,022 cases (+65), 117 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 8,833 cases (+114), 184 deaths (+3)
    • Santa Cruz County: 898 cases (+13), 4 deaths
    • Solano County: 3,129 cases (+59), 35 deaths
    • Sonoma County: 2,466 cases (+62), 24 deaths
    • Statewide: 445,400 cases (+10,066), 8,337 deaths (+151)

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