Masks Worn Amid COVID-19 May Lead To Form Of ImmunityAs the Bay Area and the nation continue to struggle with the coronavirus pandemic, there is growing evidence that wearing a mask may result in a surprising benefit.
Researchers Turn to Pool Testing for Efficient Tracking of Coronavirus OutbreaksOn Friday, Gov. Newsom addressed a possible change in coronavirus testing strategy to group- or "pool" testing.
Bay Area Zoos Take Precautions After Tiger At Bronx Zoo Tests Positive For CoronavirusBay Area zoos are taking precautions after a tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.
Coronavirus Update: Napa County Announces 4 New COVID-19 Cases, Bringing Total To 14Napa County health officials on Sunday confirmed two additional cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total number to 12. All four patients are currently in the city of Napa.
Coronavirus Cluster at SF Laguna Honda Hospital Expands to 7 Staff, 1 PatientSeven staff members and one patient at San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. All are in said to be in good condition
Coronavirus Update: 2nd SFPD Officer, Work Partner Of SVU Sergeant, Tests PositiveA second San Francisco police officer assigned to the Special Victims Unit has tested positive for coronavirus, SFPD said Wednesday. The individual was the partner of the first officer who was confirmed infected on Tuesday.
Gate Worker At Oakland International Airport Tests Positive For CoronavirusA gate agent who recently at Oakland International Airport has tested positive for coronavirus, airport officials said Wednesday.
San Jose FoodMaxx Store Temporarily Closed After Employee Dies From CoronavirusA FoodMaxx grocery store in San Jose is temporarily closed following the death of an employee who contracted COVID-19, store officials said Monday.
Stanford Health Expert Agrees Coronavirus Is Spreading Fast But Questions Governor's ProjectionsGov. Gavin Newsom imposed a statewide shelter-in-place order to combat the spread of COVID-19 but one local health expert wondered how the governor came up with the numbers he quoted in his projections.
'Plenty To Do'; Health Expert Says More Must Be Done To Truly Slow CoronavirusAfter the second full day of the shelter-in-place order in each Bay Area county, some health experts question whether the efforts are enough.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Places California National Guard On AlertGovernor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday placed the California National Guard on alert to prepare to potentially protect local communities in fighting the spread of COVID-19.
Verily Sets Up Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Sites In Santa Clara, San Mateo CountiesMobile drive-thru coronavirus testing is ramping up in the Bay Area, albeit slowly and selectively. Two sites, one at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds and the other at the San Mateo County Event Center, are invitation-only, operated by Verily Life Sciences.
Stanford Researchers Hope To Soon Conduct Over 1,000 Coronavirus Tests DailyStanford researchers are hoping that they'll soon be able to conduct around 1,000 coronavirus tests daily to provide to patients and hospitals in the Bay Area and beyond.
Coronavirus Update: San Mateo County Reports Rise In COVID-19 Cases To 64Officials with San Mateo County Health confirmed Tuesday that the number of coronavirus cases in the county had risen to 64.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Cruz County Joins Bay Area By Ordering Shelter-In-PlaceSanta Cruz County is joining six neighboring Bay Area counties in ordering residents to shelter in place effective at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday and lasting until midnight on April 7 to help restrict the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.