There were more than 14,000 new COVID-19 cases in California over the weekend, Maria Medina spoke to experts who warn that vaccine hesitancy is the cause and may lead to more mutations.
Bay Area Mask Mandates Return For Indoor BusinessesBeginning Tuesday, Bay Area businesses began to reinstate mandatory mask guidelines for indoor operations. Justin Andrews reports. (8/3/21)
COVID: Kaiser Requiring All Employees To Get VaccinatedKaiser Permanente told all its employees they must be vaccinated by the end of August. Andrea Nakano tells us nearly a quarter million workers and doctors are effected nationwide.
COVID: Palo Alto Gym Prepares For New Mask RulesBusinesses across the Bay Area were scrambling to get ready for the new mask mandate. Betty Yu went to a gym in Palo Alto making last-minute preparations.
COVID Surge: Mask Mandate Goes Into Effect At Stroke Of Midnight Across Bay AreaIndoor masks were back in seven Bay Area counties and the City of Berkeley at the stroke of midnight on Tuesday. Andria Borba talked to business owners and customers about the mandate.
COVID Surge: Officials Fear Spike In Cases Could Overwhelm Community Testing SitesAs COVID cases spike, more people are realizing they need to get tested. As Kenny Choi reports, every Bay Area County Health Department is seeing a significantly higher demand for testing and officials don't want community test sites to get overwhelmed.
COVID: At Least A Dozen COVID Brentwood Students Test PositiveStudents in Brentwood have been back in the classroom for lest than a week and as Katie Nielsen tells us, at less 12, along with a staff member, have tested positive for COVID.
Bay Area Counties Issue Indoor Mask Mandate, Regardless of Vaccination StatusKenny Choi reports on seven Bay Area counties instituting a new mask mandate for indoor public spaces, whether vaccinated or not (8-2-2021)
Oakland Charter School Welcomes Students for In-Person LearningJustin Andrews reports on students at an Oakland charter school returning to the classroom for the first time since 2020 shutdown (8-2-2021)
Local Health Officials Announce Indoor Mask Mandate, Regardless of Vaccination StatusHealth officials from seven Bay Area counties announce indoor mask mandate for all residents (8-2-2021)
COVID Masks: Bay Area county health directors expected to make announcement about mandatory maskingBay Area county health directors expected to make announcement about mandatory masking
COVID Update With UCSF's Dr. Monica GhandiKPIX 5's Juliette Goodrich discussed the latest data released by the CDC on the resurgent Delta variant of the coronavirus with UCSF infectious disease expert Dr. Monica Ghandi. (7-31-21)
South Bay Bars Demand Proof of Vaccination Despite Customer BacklashThe number of bars in San Jose that require vaccination cards is still small but growing. Len Ramirez reports. (7-30-21)
CDC Advises Face Coverings Indoors as Delta Variant Infection Rate SoarsBetty Yu has the latest numbers and advice from the Centers for Disease Control on the resurgent coronavirus. (7-30-21)
Coronavirus 'Breakthrough' Cases Among Vaccinated Spike Among S.F. Hospital StaffSan Francisco could be the next Bay Area city to issue an indoor mask mandate amid a COVID case surge that has included over 200 vaccinated health care professionals at hospitals. Andria Borba reports. (7-30-21)
Delta Variant Brings Surge of COVID Breakthrough Cases in S.F. Hospital WorkersSan Francisco could be the next Bay Area city to issue an indoor mask mandate amid a COVID surge even vaccinated health professionals can't escape. Juliette Goodrich reports. (7-30-21)
Outbreak at 3 Contra Costa Jails Sickens Nearly 100 Inmates and StaffElizabeth Cook reports on COVID-19 outbreak spreading across three East Bay jails (7-30-2021)
Sonoma County Fairgoers Upbeat Despite COVID UptickThe tradition of the Sonoma County fair may have returned but the mix of masked and unmasked shows there are varying levels of comfort in being in a crowd. John Ramos reports. (7-30-21)
Infectious Disease Expert on COVID 'Breakthrough' CasesElizabeth Cook talked with UCSF infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Chin-Hong to understand what is going with the Delta variant and the latest studies from the CDC. (7-30-21)
Public Health Officials Alarmed by Delta COVID Strain Advise Policy ChangesCBS correspondent Skyler Henry reports from Washington D.C. with the latest on the CDC's revised COVID guidelines. (7-30-21)
Interview: COVID Delta Variant More Transmissible; Breakthrough Infections Among VaccinatedUC Berkeley infectious disease expert Dr. John Swartzberg says the COVID Delta variant is much more transmissible and the CDC has found it is contagious as the chickenpox. Interview with CBSN Bay Area anchor Len Kiese.
Increased Spread of Delta Variant Causing Worry Among TravelersJustin Andrews reports on some vaccinated travelers having raised concerns due to the Delta variant (7-30-2021)
Travelers Facing New Mask Restrictions As COVID Delta Variant SurgesTravelers heading out of San Francisco International Airport may face new mask restirctions at their destinations as new information from the CDC indicates the surging COVID Delta variant is even more transmissable than originally thought. Justin Andrews reports.
Santa Clara County Will Require All County Employees to Get COVID Vaccine22,000 employees who work at Santa Clara County buildings will fall under the vaccine mandate. Katie Nielsen reports. (7-29-21)
As Mask Mandates Reappear in Bay Area, Condemnation of the Unvaxxed GrowsFor the first time in the pandemic it seems like more people in the Bay Area are taking sides with the vaccinated becoming more vocally annoyed with those who haven't taken the shot. Wilson Walker reports. (7-29-21)