17 new cases were confirmed Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in Santa Clara County to 591, as of 5 p.m. Saturday.
Newsom said California currently has a little over 4,200 ventilators, but more than a thousand of them don’t work.
Leigh Martinez reports from Oakland.
The Governor and the Mayor spoke to the media on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Bloom Energy is refurbishing ventilators for the State of California.
The organization pairs healthy volunteers with a low risk of spreading the virus with people in high-risk demographics, offering seniors and immunocompromised people access to necessities like groceries and medications.
By Friday evening, the county had 20 deaths from the COVID-19 coronavirus disease and 574 total confirmed infected.
If measures were to relax a little, deaths could triple to 6,000. Without any social distancing the number could reach as high as 16,000.
Members of the community are stepping up by donating much needed medical supplies to first responders. And now a new program in Santa Clara County aims to help by picking them up from your porch.
Transit unions posted a memo sent by the VTA, that a light rail operator trainee tested positive.
On Wednesday, in Santa Clara County, there were 84 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported. It’s the largest number reported in a single day now that testing is readily available. There is also one new death bringing the death toll to 17.
The race to resupply Personal Protective Equipment for those on the medical front lines is getting a boost from unlikely sources.
Officials announced on Wednesday that public school districts in six Bay Area counties are extending closures through May amid the coronavirus crisis.
Items sought include N95 and surgical masks, face shields and eye goggles, disinfectant wipes, and specialized items like powered air-purifying respirators.
On Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee announced the summer 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s the first time a global health issue has caused the Olympic games to be suspended.
A grocery store in the South Bay is temporarily closed after an employee died from complications with COVID-19.
Santa Clara county passed a temporary moratorium on evictions caused by rent nonpayment due to financial hardship from the effects of the novel coronavirus crisis.
Santa Clara County added additional deaths and infections from the novel coronavirus to its rising counts of each on Tuesday.
Seven Bay Area governments Tuesday ordered all commercial and academic medical labs to begin expanding the kind of data they report from tests involving the novel coronavirus.
The U.S. Postal Service says it needs to hire as many as 1,000 workers in the Bay Area as the economic effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic continue to ripple across the region.
Three more people died in Santa Clara County from the COVID-19 coronavirus and 19 additional confirmed cases were reported Monday evening.