Daily case counts in the nine-county Bay Area also more than doubled, rising from 392 on average in June to 893 in July. Daily deaths for the region rose from an average of 4.5 in June to 7.9 in July, making July the deadliest month. (Daily deaths in April had come close, with an average of 7.5 deaths per day.) … [Read more...] about California struggles to end coronavirus spiral after its worst month for infections
San Francisco was added to the state’s watch list on July 17 because of elevated coronavirus infections and hospitalizations, with the city’s Latino population disproportionately affected. Increased social gatherings, especially among people in different households, increases in economic activity, and continuing infections in low-income housing and among low-wage essential workers have all been cited as drivers of the increase in cases. … [Read more...] about SF and San Mateo were last in Bay Area on the coronavirus watch list. What do numbers show now?
Mark Ghaly, Health and Human Services secretary for California, confirmed the reporting issue on Tuesday. He said it appears that test results that laboratories feed to the state and local health departments aren’t uploading to the data system known as CalREDIE, short for the California Reportable Disease Information Exchange. … [Read more...] about California’s computer glitch causing widespread confusion for counties, business and schools