COVID: Local Health Experts Cautiously Optimistic About Delta Variant Surge WaningThe COVID positivity rate has fallen again in California with hospitalizations down in many parts of the state, including the Bay Area.
Vaccinated Doctor: 'I Was Sick. I Was Surprisingly Sick'; Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections Cause Concern The Delta Variant has thrown the Bay Area a curveball. Those in gravest danger are without a doubt the unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.
UPDATE: New Poll Shows Newsom Facing Near Dead Heat in Recall ElectionCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom could be facing a dead heat in the recall election next month, according to a newly released poll.
COVID: Contra Costa Cases Surge; Outbreak at Detention Facilities Expected to GrowCOVID-19 is resurging in Contra Costa County thanks to the Delta variant, with an outbreak at a county detention facility and about 20 percent of the county's population over 12 remaining unvaccinated, according to officials.
COVID: Mask Mandates or Requests? Health Officials Weigh OptionsOfficials with local government offices all the way up to the White House are contemplating whether mask requirements could return as the Delta variant continues to drive a spike in COVID cases.
COVID Update: 3 East Bay Counties See Significant Surge in Cases From Delta VariantThree East Bay counties are currently seeing COVID case numbers that would put them back in the Purple Tier if California was still using that color-coded system.
COVID: San Francisco Health Officials Warn of Delta Variant Danger - 'COVID on Steroids'With concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant on the rise, San Francisco officials on Thursday sounded the alarm to residents who have not been vaccinated yet.
COVID Reopening: Solano County Remains Stuck in Red TierAs many Bay Area residents are enjoying the new allowances that come with the state's Yellow Tier, one Bay Area county is lagging behind the rest of the region.
COVID Surge: San Francisco's Latinx Population Continues To See Higher Case RatesThe Latinx population of San Francisco continues to face higher positivity rates of COVID-19, especially among low-income and essential workers, according to a testing survey conducted in late November.
COVID Update: Dr. Colfax Warns San Francisco 'At A Crossroads;' Hundreds Could Die In Worst-Case ScenarioSan Francisco Health Director Dr. Grant Colfax on Wednesday warned that the city was entering the worst COVID-19 case surge to date and that as many as 1,500 residents could die by the spring if safety measures aren't followed.
COVID Purple Tier: Oakland Suspends Indoor Recreation Program Due To Spiking COVID-19 CasesThe Town Camp Enrichment Program in Oakland is being suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic, city officials announced Thursday.