COVID South African Variant Cases Found In Bay Area; 1st in CaliforniaThe first California cases of a South African variant of the COVID-19 virus have been found in Bay Area.
East Bay Sports Bar Preps For COVID-Controlled Super Bowl Watch PartyThis upcoming Super Bowl Sunday is going to be one of the most unusual Super Bowl Sundays in the history of the NFL. So what does an enthusiastic football fan do to stay safe during the pandemic?
Lunar New Year: Despite COVID, San Francisco Chinatown Prepares For Muted CelebrationsThe pandemic has devastated San Francisco's Chinatown, leaving it without much tourism or foot traffic. Still, the community is trying to make it as festive as safely possible for the Lunar New Year, which begins on February 12.
San Jose Advances Toward Requiring Grocery Store Worker Hazard PayThe San Jose City Council is one step closer in requiring some grocery store employees get a pay boost in the form of hazard pay during the pandemic.
UPDATE: Sonoma County Supervisors Address Confusion Over COVID-19 Vaccine RolloutThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday discussed the county's COVID-19 vaccine rollout after recent confusion over vaccination appointments made online.
Report: Transfer Of COVID-Positive California Prisoners Caused 'Public Health Disaster'The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation risked the health and safety of thousands of inmates and prison staff last year by transferring potentially COVID-19-positive inmates to San Quentin State Prison, according to a report released Monday by the state's inspector general.
Grim COVID Milestone: Santa Clara County Reaches 100,000 Cases; Vaccine Efforts Ramp UpNearly a year after the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Santa Clara County, health officials marked a somber milestone, announcing the county had topped the 100,000 mark in coronavirus cases.
California COVID Projection Models To Determine ICU Capacity, Stay-At-Home Orders Not Shared With PublicCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has from the start said his coronavirus policy decisions would be driven by data shared with the public to provide maximum transparency.
'Rays Of Hope;' COVID Surge Flattening, Rate Of Transmission Declining, Says California Health Secretary GhalyCalifornia is beginning to see a flattening or a decline in COVID data, including hospitalization rates, positivity rates and the rate of transmission, according to the state's top health officials.
UPDATE: COVID Vaccine Wait Could Be Weeks For Eligible Recipients In Contra Costa CountyAlthough people 65 and older are now eligible to register to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, Contra Costa Health Services said Thursday the wait for county residents to get a vaccine appointment could be weeks.
COVID Vaccines: Rollout Seeing Mixed Results Around Bay AreaHow's the COVID-19 vaccine rollout going? Well, that depends on where you live.