With a joint preliminary balance of 393 deaths until April 28 and 7,214 infections positive for covid-19, six counties in the San Francisco Bay area: Alameda, Marín, Santa Clara, San Mateo and San FranciscoIn addition to the city of Berkeley, they announced that their shelter-in-place protocols, which originally expire on May 3, will run until at least the end of May.
Public health officials from those Bay Area jurisdictions representing nearly seven million residents announced that this week “they will issue revised orders for stay homewill largely maintain current restrictions and will extend them until MayAccording to a joint press release.
“The new order will include a limited relaxation of restrictions specific to a small number of low-risk activities, ”the statement says, but does not provide further details.
Meanwhile, six rural California counties: Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter, Tehama and Yuba, which have a combined population of approximately 500,000, cited a low rate of covid-19 infection and asked Governor Gavin Newsom to “implement a careful and gradual reopening of our local economies.”
Only 69 cases of covid-19 have been reported in those counties, and 50 of those patients fully recovered.