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Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts More Citations Instead Of Arrests For Some Offenses In Santa Clara CountySanta Clara County law enforcement will issue citations instead of making arrests for a handful of offenses to promote safety and prevent jail crowding during the spread of novel coronavirus, the county court system announced Wednesday.
Coronavirus Update: All Grand Princess Passengers Complete Quarantine At Travis AFBAll 850 passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship have completed their federal coronavirus quarantine at Travis Air Force Base and have departed, federal health officials said Wednesday. 
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County COVID-19 Cases Approach 1,000; 32 Deaths ConfirmedHealth officials in Santa Clara County on Wednesday confirmed a total of 66 new coronavirus cases in the county, raising the total number of cases to 956.
Virtual Rally Calls For Cancellation Of Rent, Mortgage Payments During Coronavirus PandemicOakland City Councilwoman Nikki Fortunato Bas and other Bay Area speakers joined a national digital rally on Wednesday calling for government entities to cancel rent, mortgage and utility payments in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: 130 People Return Positive COVID-19 Results At Hayward Test SiteApproximately ten percent of the over 1,300 people tested at the free coronavirus testing site in Hayward returned positive results during the first week of screening, according to officials.
Coronavirus Update: Treatment Center Established At San Mateo County Event CenterCounty officials showed off the new treatment center for the novel coronavirus pandemic to reporters on Wednesday.