Coronavirus Bay Area live updates: Apple sets Feb. 1 deadline for employees to return to office

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – A rise in coronavirus circumstances has been reported within the Bay Space and all through California, in addition to the nation, due partially to the emergence of the extremely contagious delta variant.

The most recent variety of confirmed circumstances within the US may be discovered within the CDC’s 2019 Novel Coronavirus on the US Page (The CDC updates the web site on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.)

Be a part of presenter Kristen Sze for ABC7’s interactive each day newscast on the coronavirus outbreak within the Bay Space and world wide. You’ll be able to test right here to broadcast this system from Monday to Friday at 3 pm

Listed below are the most recent advances on respiratory illness within the Bay Space:

November 19, 2021

6:20 am
Apple units February 1 deadline for workers to return to the workplace
Apple has a brand new February 1 deadline for workers to return to the workplace. Many should are available not less than three days every week, however some employees should be within the workplace 4 to 5 days every week. The corporate will provide some groups as much as 4 weeks of distant work every year. Vaccinations aren’t required, however unvaccinated employees will have to be examined each day.

November 18, 2021

8 am
Oakland Unified District Hosts Vaccine Clinic Right now
The Oakland Unified Faculty District is internet hosting a vaccine clinic at this time. It is going to embrace the go to of the state epidemiologist. The clinic operates from midday to six pm at Markham Elementary Faculty. If you cannot get to that one, you’ve choices. The district says it’s planning 21 vaccination pop-ups this week in elementary faculties. It additionally presents COVID checks and take-home checks throughout the week-long break.

November 17, 2021

7:30 am
Alameda Co. Releases Vaccination Knowledge
Alameda County says it continues to verify vaccines are accessible to everybody. It introduced that 81% of Latino residents and 74% of Black residents ages 12 and older have acquired not less than one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Latino and black residents have decrease vaccination charges than different races and ethnicities within the county, and are among the many most disproportionately affected.

November 16, 2021

05:30 am
Pfizer agrees to permit different firms to make its COVID-19 tablet
Pfizer has signed an settlement with a UN-backed group to permit different producers to make its experimental COVID-19 tablet. The settlement will present equitable entry to greater than half of the world’s inhabitants residing in 95 nations. Oral remedy has been proven to cut back the danger of COVID-related hospitalizations and demise by 89%. This deal is just like a deal made by Merck final month.

November 15, 2021

7 pm
Dozens of inmates quarantined after outbreak at Santa Cruz County jail
A dozen inmates on the Santa Cruz County Primary Jail examined constructive for COVID-19 final week in what authorities say is probably the most vital outbreak within the jail because the begin of the pandemic. The circumstances got here to gentle Nov. 12 throughout routine testing utilizing fast checks, in keeping with an announcement Monday from Sheriff Jim Hart. Prisoners who examined constructive are asymptomatic or have delicate signs and have been quarantined. One other 35-40 inmates who had been uncovered had been additionally quarantined, the sheriff stated.

7:10 am
Israel to begin vaccinating youthful youngsters
Israel’s Ministry of Well being introduced that youngsters ages 5 to 11 can be eligible for vaccination in opposition to COVID-19. The choice follows final week’s approval by an advisory panel of the low-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11.

November 12, 2021

7:30 am
Sonoma Co. to host vaccination clinics for kids
The Division of Well being Companies will host three COVID-19 vaccination clinics for kids this afternoon in Sonoma County. A clinic at Healdsburg Fitch Mountain Elementary Faculty begins at 3. Roseland Elementary in Santa Rosa will maintain its clinic at 3:30. And Dunbar Elementary in Glen Ellen will open its doorways beginning at 4.

November 11, 2021

7:30 am
Somoma Co. Expands Well being Order to Embrace Flu Vaccines
Sonoma County is increasing its county well being order to incorporate flu photographs. Staff in sure healthcare amenities and neighborhood amenities might want to obtain their flu and COVID vaccinations. County officers say flu photographs are particularly essential this yr to stop hospitals from being overrun by sufferers with influenza and COVID-19, or the so-called “twindemic.”

November 10, 2021

7 a. M.
Circumstances, hospitalizations going up in California.
California is altering course within the battle in opposition to COVID-19 and circumstances are on the rise as soon as once more. The state has as much as 6,000 new circumstances a day and hospitalizations have elevated 4% in simply two weeks. That put the state again into the high-transmission purple class. And specialists say the subsequent few months are vital as a result of holidays to see if we’ll see one other winter surge.

November 9, 2021

7 a. M.
The Grand Princess cruise ship returns to SF
The cruise ship that captured worldwide consideration throughout the early days of the pandemic returned to San Francisco. The Grand Princess returned to the town yesterday, for the primary time because the cruise business restarted the voyages. One of many first main outbreaks of COVID occurred aboard this ship in March 2020. The ship was held off our coast for days as authorities scrambled to provide you with a quarantine plan for the hundreds of passengers on board.

November 8, 2021

7:15 am
Viva Calle returns to San José
Viva Calle has returned to San José as a part of a citywide program for folks to take pleasure in parks and out of doors areas after the COVID-19 closures. A number of miles of the streets of San José had been closed to vehicles yesterday.

November 5, 2021

5:45 am
Kids’s vaccine clinics refill quick
County clinics arrange for this weekend within the Bay Space are filling up quick for teenagers ages 5 to 11. San Mateo County even created a kid-friendly vaccination website on the Occasion Middle to make the expertise that little bit extra pleasant.

November 4, 2021

5:15 am
San Mateo Co. to Open Kids’s Vaccine Clinic on Saturday
San Mateo County desires to assist youngsters really feel comfy after they obtain their COVID vaccinations. The county is opening its first pediatric vaccine clinic on the San Mateo County Occasion Middle. Kids from 5 to 11 years previous will likely be greeted by superheroes on a purple carpet. There will likely be chess video games and Join 4 on tv and in life measurement. The clinic is open this Saturday after which Wednesday by Saturday subsequent week. Appointments are required.

November 3, 2021

6:45 am
Do not give children ache relievers earlier than vaccination, CDC says
The CDC reminds dad and mom to not give youngsters a ache reliever earlier than vaccination to attempt to mitigate uncomfortable side effects. The CDC says that ache relievers earlier than an injection aren’t really useful as a result of it isn’t recognized how the vaccine may have an effect on it. As a substitute, the company urges dad and mom to speak to their physician a couple of non-aspirin ache reliever after the injection if wanted.

November 2, 2021

6:15 am
COVID infections on the rise in 2 Bay Space counties

Alameda and San Mateo counties have regressed from a “average” degree of unfold to a “substantial” one. San Mateo was on the yellow or average degree for about two weeks. On Monday, the county reported a seven-day case price of 53 per 100,000 residents, which now places it on the orange degree that specifies substantial unfold. Alameda County was in yellow for a couple of week, however its case price has now risen to 51 circumstances per 100,000. Not one of the counties meet native metrics for indoor masks elimination as a result of vaccination charges are beneath the required mark of 80%.

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