COVID Update: Dr. Ghaly Commends Bay Area For Holding Steady Amid Case SurgeCalifornia Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mark Ghaly updated the public on the state's COVID cases Tuesday, announcing that more counties had moved backwards into the purple tier while commending some Bay Area counties for holding steady in their tier positions.
COVID Curfew: Some Alameda County Residents Skeptical About New Stay-At-Home Order ImpactIn Alameda County, many residents were wondering Thursday how the new stay-at-home order announced by state health officials would really help the curb the spread of COVID-19.
Update COVID Curfew: California To Impose Stay-At-Home Order For Counties In Purple TierCalifornia is imposing an limited stay-at-home order for all counties in the state's Purple Tier of coronavirus infection level as new daily COVID-19 cases are climbing to the highest levels since the beginning of the pandemic.
COVID: Gov. Gavin Newsom Regrets Attending Party at French LaundryGov. Gavin Newsom expressed regret Friday for attending a birthday party at an exclusive restaurant last week, thereby ignoring his own state’s advisories on gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Mark Ghaly: 'We Are Concerned' As California Sees Fastest Growth In New Daily Coronavirus CasesAfter reaching the grim milestone of 1 million COVID-19 infections, California is seeing the fastest rate of increase in the number of daily reported infections since the start of the pandemic, public health officials said Friday.
San Francisco Health Officials Advise Self-Quarantine After Holiday TravelIn order to prevent a spike in COVID-19 cases, San Francisco health officials announced this week that residents who leave the Bay Area during the holidays may be asked to quarantine when they return home.
State Officials Concerned Over Virus Uptick, Creating Vaccine Ethics PanelAn uptick in coronavirus-related hospitalizations and intensive care admissions in California over the last two weeks prompted warnings Tuesday from state officials, despite the number of new cases remaining well below the recent surge across much of the nation.
COVID-19 Update: State Releases Official Guidance On Halloween Celebrations, Strongly Discourages Trick-Or-TreatingCalifornia health officials on Tuesday released the state's official COVID-19 guidance for safely observing Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebrations later this month.
Dr. Mark Ghaly: No Link So Far Between California School Openings, COVID-19 CasesCalifornia has not seen a link between the reopening of K-12 schools for in-person learning and increased coronavirus transmission, the state's top public health official said Tuesday.
California Health Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly Says COVID-19 Hospitalizations Could Surge In OctoberCalifornia has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a sustained period of decline, the state's top health official said Friday,
California Warns Flu, COVID Could Overwhelm HospitalsA severe flu season this fall and winter could overwhelm California hospitals that are preparing for an uptick in COVID-19 cases as the economy further reopens
HHS Secretary: Counties Should Issue Labor Day Covid-19 Guidance ASAPCalifornia Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Tuesday that counties should begin issuing guidance for Labor Day weekend as soon as possible to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Santa Clara County Health Officials: COVID-19 Data Problem Has Them 'Feeling Blind'Statewide technical issues resulting in incomplete COVID-19 testing data have left Santa Clara County "back to feeling blind," County Public Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody said in a news conference Wednesday.
California Under-Reporting Virus Cases Due to Technical IssueA technical problem created a lag in California's tally of coronavirus test results, casting doubt on the accuracy of recent data and hindering efforts to track the spread.
California Coronavirus Cases Surge Past 400,000; Approaches New York's TotalCoronavirus cases have surged past the 400,000 mark in California, which is now approaching New York as the state with the most infections in the country.