Bay Area coronavirus updates | Thurs., July 9

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

  • San Francisco Mayor London Breed has tested negative for COVID-19 after she was recently exposed to the virus, she announced Thursday afternoon. On Wednesday, Breed announced she would be limiting public events for the next 10 days after she learned she attended an event where someone who had tested positive for COVID-19 was also in attendance.
  • The city of Alameda will re-stripe a segment of Park Street this week to cordon off space for outdoor dining and shopping during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, city officials said Wednesday. City workers will re-stripe Park Street on Thursday and Friday creating two lanes instead of four between Tilden Way and Encinal Avenue to allow space for restaurant patrons, shoppers and others to maintain physical distance from one another to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
  • The city of Santa Clara’s Parks and Recreation Department will reopen city park restrooms on Thursday. The city is implementing a cleaning and sanitizing regimen that uses two different disinfecting treatments to protect from COVID-19 transmissions.
  • As of Thursday at 3 p.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases around the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Wed., July 8):
    • Alameda County: 7,407 cases (+162), 146 deaths (+4)
    • Contra Costa County: 4,357 cases (+116), 88 deaths (+2)
    • Marin County: 3,227 cases (+211), 30 deaths (+4)
    • Monterey County: 2,343 cases (+73), 17 deaths
    • Napa County: 466 cases (+13), 4 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 4,145 cases (+74), 50 deaths
    • San Mateo County: 3,787 cases (+44), 111 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 5,678 cases (+126), 166 deaths (+1)
    • Santa Cruz County: 506 cases (+3), 3 deaths
    • Solano County: 1,922 cases (+96), 27 deaths
    • Sonoma County: 1,519 cases (+32), 14 deaths
    • Statewide: 296,499 cases (+7,031), 6,711 deaths (+152)

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