Seven residents have died at a Hayward nursing home after testing positive for the coronavirus, Alameda County health officials said Thursday.
On Wednesday, health officials announced six residents of a nursing home in Hayward have died from COVID-19. They’re among 35 residents and 24 staff members who contracted the virus in what could be the largest coronavirus outbreak in Alameda County.
About 10 percent of the 1,254 people who were the first to get free novel coronavirus testing at a Hayward fire station had positive results for the virus, the city said on Wednesday.
Berkeley Farms has been in operation since 1910.
This is all in an effort to only test those who appear to be the in the most serious condition.
Previously, the city had relaxed screening criteria for the tests, which began on Monday, so people who weren't visibly sick but had known COVID-19 risk factors, were over the age of 65, pregnant or recently pregnant or homeless could be tested.
The city of Hayward announced a new grant program on Thursday to provide $5,000 each to local small businesses to support operations and help avert layoffs during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency.
As California ramps up COVID-19 testing efforts, the City of Hayward shared the results from its first day of free testing.
Starbucks is giving away free coffee to healthcare workers and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic.
A free COVID-19 testing site in Hayward that opened on Monday as broadened the criteria for those who qualify.
The City of Hayward is launching a coronavirus testing center on Monday.
The City of Hayward is asking for volunteers to assist with community needs arising from the coronavirus pandemic.
After officials ordered nearly 7 million Bay Area residents to stay inside there homes for weeks to combat the coronavirus, there is undoubtedly less traffic, but more vehicles parked along streets.
Allie Rasmus reports from Hayward.
A 40-year-old man on Friday was charged in the stabbing death of his wife in Hayward, police said.
The city of Hayward has had three homicides in 35 days. Last year the city had five homicides all of last year.
Police continue to investigate the disappearance of a19-year-old Hayward woman who was last seen on Jan 18, 1971.
A man who was found fatally shot early Sunday morning was identified by police as 19-year-old Farrarri Johnson of Oakland.
Man killed during early-morning party
The deadly shooting at a Hayward Airbnb over the weekend is raising more questions about safety.