Bay Area coronavirus updates | Tue., July 21

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

  • The Marin County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt an ordinance that allows county enforcement officers to cite individuals who are not complying with COVID-19 safety measurements. Specifically, citations ranging from $25 to $500 can be given to individuals who are not wearing masks, according to Assistant County Counsel Renee Brewer.
  • San Jose non-profit Parents Helping Parents hosted Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools Mary Ann Dewan on Monday to discuss back-to-school plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic and resources available for parents. Since Santa Clara County is on the state’s watch list, all schools — private, charter and public — are required to start the academic year with a distance learning model to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.
  • As of Tuesday at 2 p.m., officials have confirmed the following number of cases around the greater Bay Area region (“+” number added since last check Mon., July 20):
    • Alameda County: 9,383 cases (+127), 167 deaths (+5)
      • Totals include Berkeley Health Department data
    • Contra Costa County: 5,931 cases (+200), 102 deaths (+2)
    • Marin County: 4,379 cases (+206), 44 deaths (+2)
      • Totals include San Quentin State Prison
    • Monterey County: 3,379 cases (+26), 21 deaths (+2)
    • Napa County: 661 cases (+29), 7 deaths
    • San Francisco County: 5,363 cases (+58), 53 deaths (+1)
    • San Mateo County: 4,674 cases (+123), 114 deaths
    • Santa Clara County: 8,046 cases (+590), 178 deaths (+1)
    • Santa Cruz County: 830 cases (+58), 3 deaths
    • Solano County: 2,759 cases (+205), 34 deaths (+2)
    • Sonoma County: 2,212 cases (+43), 20 deaths
    • Statewide: 400,769 cases (+9,231), 7,755 deaths (+61)

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