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The number of cases of coronavirus: ..
• 897 in California, including 412 in the Bay Area
• 9249 cases in the US, with 151 deaths: 18 in California, 68 in Washington state, 20 in New York, 8 in Florida, seven in Louisiana, five in New Jersey, four in Georgia, three in Texas, three in Oregon, two each in Virginia, Colorado and Indiana, and one each in Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and South Dakota.
• More than 217,000 of the world and 8,800 deaths. More than 84,000 have been recovered.
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9:51 San Joaquin County two issues statement on death of COVID-19: Public health officials in San Joaquin County said that the two people who died of coronavirus old and have a health condition. Reports of two deaths came Wednesday on the same day the county reported new cases, bringing the total cases to 14. Officials said suggests that the virus is spreading in San Joaquin County – while health workers traced the deaths to “travel-related” infections, others can not be associated with travel or contact with an infected person. “Our hearts and sympathy go to the loved ones of individuals,” said interim San Joaquin County Public Health Officer Maggie Park. “Their deaths are a sad reminder of the serious threat posed by a new coronavirus to the most vulnerable populations.” public health lab in the district are now equipped to analyze the 60 test days.
9:16 For Bay Area residents stuck overseas, the virus was a nightmare: stranded Many Bay Area residents – from Morocco to Peru – fear they will not have enough money to cover food and board and overwhelmed by the thought of staying in a foreign place for weeks after the airport or the border was closed.
07:54 San Francisco City Hall glowed red, green, white for Italy: Mayor of London Breed tweeted a photo of City Hall shines in the colors of the Italian flag in solidarity with the countries devastated by the virus. “Now more than ever we are united in this common cause, committed to face this challenge together,” Breed wrote on Twitter.
City Hall lit up tonight in solidarity with our friends in Italy, who face tremendous loss and difficulty in facing COVID-19, along with countries throughout world.Now more than ever we united in this common cause, committed to face this challenge together.
7:33 Three cases were positive in an assisted living facility in San Mateo County: San Mateo County Health said in a statement that six citizens of Atria Burlingame, assisted living facilities, has been hospitalized and three of them tested positive for COVID-19. This facility has been suspended appointments and check the citizens of all non-essential visits, canceled citizen temperature twice a day, health officials said. State and local health officials have partnered to “ensure the needs of residents addressed” at Atria, according to the statement. No one in assisted living facilities immediately available for comment. ABC7.
7:13 Danville police for basketball courts, playgrounds, tennis courts near: Danville police issued a statement saying they would close play areas, basketball courts and tennis courts in the park in response to reports that people ignored shelter in place to gather to play basketball. Other areas of the park will remain open, and people can walk, jog or bike. Police remind residents that they must maintain 6 feet between each other in order to fulfill the mandate of social distance.
6:47 Yuba, Sutter counties issued a directive to stay at home Bi-County Health Officer Dr. Phuong Luu issued instructions for residents in Yuba and Sutter Counties to stay at home except for essential activities of effective 11:59 on Thursday. There are no confirmed cases of either county. See.
6:24 Mendocino County trouble shelter-in-place order, confirms the first case: One person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Mendocino County, officials announced Wednesday. those who had known exposure to smogther positive cases, and isolated in stable condition. Mendocino County Health Officer Dr. Noemi Doohan issuing commands shelter-in-place force at 10:00 am and will remain in effect until April 7. The Bay Area “alarming rise” case is “close to a threat” to the county, Doohan said in a statement. The order of the same health released this week in the Bay Area and Northern California. It instructs people to stay at home unless doing important activities like shopping for food, caring for others, exercising and seek medical treatment. critical business and government functions is also allowed. See the full sequence.
6:19 DMV to cancel the test at the wheel: The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Wednesday that behind-the-wheel drive test has been canceled for the next 30 days. DMV will contact the customer to reschedule. It is also immediately suspend the extended office hours and Saturday field service offices. DMV offices will be open for service appointment only on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 08: 00-05: 00 Wednesday office hours are 09: 00-05: 00 Start Thursday customer transactions require in-office visits will be served appointments only.
6:16 Some of the farmers market to remain open: The Agricultural Institute of Marin and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market on Wednesday said they will continue to operate a farmers market them in the Bay Area. “Certified Farmers Market are encouraged to remain open as a business it is important to provide food to the public,” “The environment is open and the supply chain as short as possible farmers market makeup is important to the community over the years.”
5:51 Second House members test positive. Rep Ben McAdams, D-Utah, became the second member of Congress to announce he had tested positive for coronavirus. McAdams he came down with a fever, dry cough and shortness of breath after returning home to the southern district of Salt Lake City from Washington, DC, on Saturday. He tested Tuesday and learned Wednesday that the result was positive. McAdams said she was self-quarantine and work from home. A few hours earlier, Florida GOP Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart became the first member of Congress to say he had tested positive.
5:33 Solano County problem “shelter home” order: After all other Bay Area counties, Solano County officials issued an order directing the health of people to stay home and businesses to close except for critical activities to slow down COVID-19 deployment. It is effective immediately and will remain in place until April 7. Command – similar to others in the Bay Area – includes several directives, including that all residents of Solano County should stay at home “as far as possible”; the public is strictly prohibited gathering in groups of various sizes unless they are very important; wineries, bars, nightclubs and cinemas had to close; restaurant may remain open only for take-out and delivery; gyms and spas must be shut down; non-essential travel is prohibited; employers must apply to work from home if feasible, and only employees execute important tasks that have to come to work; COVID 19 people with symptoms should stay at home; Child care centers can stay open if they follow the protocols of social distance; those non-essential should not be admitted to hospital or long term care facility; people with chronic conditions or above 65 should stay at home. Violation of the order of minor crimes.
5:20 ICE for immigration enforcement while easing: Starting today, federal immigration agents who would not make arrests in health care facilities such as hospitals, doctor’s offices, ‘accredited health clinic,’ and urgent care facilities , “but the most exceptional of circumstances. “A statement released by ICE seems to indicate that the agent is not going to chase the immigrants living in the US without documentation unless there is a common criminal threat or risk.
4:58 Contra Costa County reported two new cases: County public health officials said there were 41 cases on Wednesday afternoon. 39 cases were confirmed Tuesday. Officials have not released information on the case.
4:21 Kaiser restricts visitors in hospital, medical office: Kaiser Permanente is restricting visitors in hospitals and medical offices, health care system on Wednesday. One visitor at a time will be allowed to visit patients under the end-of-life care except by special arrangement. Only one visitor older than 14 will be allowed in labor, delivery, postpartum and pediatric units, including a child and a neonatal intensive care unit. All other family members and other visitors will not be allowed to visit. Driver provides patients for surgery or procedure will be allowed to accompany the patient’s body and provide contact information, but will be asked to leave until the patient is discharged. In the medical office, one caregiver is allowed to accompany a minor or a person with cognitive or physical disabilities. Anyone with a cough or fever who do not receive medical care are not allowed to enter the facilities; will screen the greeter at the entrance of the hospital.
4:48 Golden Gate Ferry suspend all weekend service between San Francisco and North Bay: With most of the Bay Area counties issuing commands shelter-in-place, the Golden Gate Ferry announced Wednesday that it will stop all services weekend ferry between Larkspur, Tiburon, Sausalito and San Francisco until further notice.
4:39 Newsom puts $ 150 million for housing the homeless: Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the first $ 150 million of funds coronavirus official emergency by the Legislature this week will be used to house homeless people, who he says is “the most vulnerable to the spread “of the disease. Local governments will receive $ 100 million to support shelters and emergency housing. The state will spend $ 50 million to buy 1,309 of FEMA travel trailers and private vendors and rents rooms and motel rooms to provide quarantine capacity. Two hotel properties in Alameda County, including 393 rooms in Oakland, has been leased.
4:32 Embarcadero homeless shelter could grow: The Embarcadero controversial homeless shelter that opened in December could soon have dozens of additional residents. San Francisco Port Commission will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday to vote on a resolution to increase capacity during outbreaks covonavirus. Includes a central part of the park opposite the port belongs to Piers 30-32, and is designed to hold as many as 200 people. The current population is 130, with bureaucratic constraints on how fast it can grow. The resolution will allow the center to be filled as soon as possible – though it is unclear whether there will be room for 200 beds, given the need for social distance. “They will take any bed they can,” said a spokesman for the Port Randy Quezada, referring to the efforts of the big city to find shelter for homeless people in the midst of the current crisis. “There are so many needs out there.”
4:28 Congress florida test positive. Rep Mario Diaz-Balart said he had tested positive for coronavirus. Florida Republican is the first member of Congress known to have tested positive. “I feel much better,” said Miami-area members of Congress in a statement. “However, it is important that everyone takes this seriously and follow the guidelines to avoid the pain and reduce the spread of this virus.”
4:15 Solano County plan to issue “shelter home” order: local officials are expected to issue a “shelter in the house” order “is different from a shelter in place,” said Matthew Davis, a spokesman for the county , Details of the new order is expected to be released late Wednesday afternoon. The announcement is expected to come just a day after the county’s health officer, Dr. Bela Matyas, that as long as the citizens practiced social distancing in the workplace and at home, they can protect themselves from getting a new coronavirus. Solano was the only Bay Area county for not issuing a command shelter-in-place.
4:15 No state testing for K-12 students: Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday to override testing statewide for more than 6 million students in K-12 schools California. orders, pending federal approval. “This time is quite stressful for students, families and educators without additional burden annual testing,” Newsom said in a statement. “This is a time of unprecedented, and our main focus is to support the mental health and socioemotional students, while continuing to provide educational opportunities such as distance learning.”
4:05 BART cancel passenger train plunged extra trip: Starting Thursday, the transit agency will temporarily eliminate extra trains running during the morning and afternoon hours drive at the Antioch-SFO line “until further notice.” These trains provide additional services during the busiest hours, and has traditionally been canceled during the December holiday season. BART said that removing this train will not cause crowding in others, and the rider must maintain social distance. Passengers on Tuesdays is 87% lower than a typical Tuesday.
3:59 Group of Northern California card clubs to close: Parkwest Casinos, which operates in Northern California card clubs, has decided to close the club, which they call the casino because they often feature a restaurant and bar, until at least 1 Parkwest April operates a card club in Livermore, Sonoma, Lodi, Sacramento and Rancho Cordova. Employees will be paid and keep their profits through 1 April said a spokesman. The Bay Area casino tribes, Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, which is considered as a sovereign nation exempt from state and federal law the most, has been closed, as has San Pablo Lytton Casino. At midday on Wednesday, all the casinos of Nevada and all slots and poker machines are closed.
3:39 40 virus tests in Napa County: Most of the negative tests, although few are waiting for the results, according to county public health officer Dr. Karen Relucio. Regions, which no-COVID has confirmed 19 cases, increased capacity to test, Relucio said, but the test requires an order from the doctor and the capacity is “not sufficient to test each person to be tested.”
3:35 taxes, mortgage concerns addressed: The federal government and the country that issued new rules to make it easier for people to deal with tax and mortgage payments as a coronavirus pandemic damage the stock market and the economy. Chronicle columnist.
3:10 Senator Kamala Harris “concerned”: junior Democratic Senator California to worry about whether the federal government can handle simultaneous disasters, such as pandemic coronavirus and wildfires in California. ,
3:01 Napa County trouble shelter-in-place order: local officials announced an order shelter-in-place from March 20 to April 7 joins seven other Bay Area counties to do so in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID- 19. Sequence, similar to the others, requires that people stay at home except for essential activities such as shopping, medical care or walking for exercise. The complete sequence is available. Napa County there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19, but the spread of the community in the neighboring district justified the decision, said Dr. Karen Relucio, public health officials. “It’s important to slow transmission of the virus as much as possible to protect the most vulnerable and to prevent the health care system from being overwhelmed,” he said. People can walk or jog outside if they maintain social distance. sick people should self-isolate from their housemates, and law enforcement, first responders, and employees in key business exempted from the order while they work. critical business including shops, farmers markets, health care operations, banks, newspapers, petrol station and car repair shop, among others.
2:46 weekend service to stop the Golden Gate Ferry: Golden Gate Ferry will stop all weekend service indefinitely starting Saturday as a command shelter-in-place during an outbreak of coronavirus, officials said Wednesday. weekday service continues, but motorists are advised to keep a safe distance from others.
2:45 Playboy cease print publication: after 66 years, effective immediately. Its Spring 2020 Issue, which arrived on newsstands the US and as a digital download this week, will be the final printed publication in America, Ben Kohn, CEO of Playboy Enterprises, Inc., wrote in a posting Medium Wednesday.
2:43 in Sonoma County regional parks to remain open: regional parks in Sonoma County will remain open for a shelter in place order and a parking fee is being waived during an emergency, local officials said
02:28. major car companies close plants Detroit: GM, Ford and Chrysler Fiat closed factories in Detroit and elsewhere, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. Which is still operational status Tesla plant in Fremont is still unclear, as the company apparently refused to order the county to shut down all but the minimum necessary functions,
2:27 SFO remain open but many victims are closed: San Francisco International Airport remains openfor tourists, but most of the things that make it a pleasant place – or at least bearable place – to wait for the flight has been closed. These include a yoga room, Aviation Museum & Library, all the bars, duty free shops and retail, and the new observation deck Sky Terrace. Also covered are spa services and a shoeshine stand. Restaurants stay open, although some have reduced their hours and every one of them is limited to takeout only. travel services and taxis still operating, open the car rental center and the BART and SamTrans provide transit services.
2:16 Yolo County trouble shelter-in-place order: Yolo County officials issued which will take effect on Thursday, April 7th to slow the spread of COVID-19. The order, which is similar to those which came into force yesterday in San Francisco and other countries of Northern California, strictly limiting the activity of what is important. Yolo County has four confirmed cases of the virus. “It’s a very difficult time. COVID-19 virus continues to spread across the world and in our local communities, “said Dr. Ron Chapman, Yolo County health officials who said in a statement. “We need to do everything we can to protect our most vulnerable people from the harmful effects of the virus.”
Public Service Announcement about Shelter Yolo County in the Order.
Eight 2:09 quarantined Alameda firefighters negative tests for COVID-19: Eight firefighters who have been quarantined because of potential exposure to COVID-19 has tested negative, officials said. Six have been cleared to return to duty while the two are expected to return within a week. One of the firefighters who tested positive remained in quarantine at home.
Eight quarantined Alameda Firefighters should be cleared to return to duty.
2:03 Vacaville opens hotline to help seniors: Vacaville officials on Wednesday afternoon launched a hotline assistance to help seniors who are in self-quarantine for COVID-19. Hotline offers home check-up; pick-up and drop-off essential supplies; transport for essential services; and daily or weekly phone calls, city officials said. People can contact the 08: 00-06: 00 on weekdays and 09:00 and 02:00 on Saturdays. Residents can also email.
1:55 British schools to close Friday: Schools, colleges and nurseries in Britain will close from Friday, according to reports from and. Deaths in the UK topped 100 on Wednesday.
1:41 Los Angeles County announced nearly 50 new COVID-19 case: Los Angeles County announced 46 new confirmed cases COVID-19, increasing the total area to 190 as health officials urged people to practice “social distancing public health and good health. ”
2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory – 46 New Cases Confirmed in LA County. 190 total cases. The case in the District so that every person needs to practice within social and public health good health. Visit for more.
1:33 Monterey County Weekly lay off seven employees: Monterey County Weekly editor-in-chief Sara Rubin announced that seven employees, which accounts for one third of staff, dismissed. “The Weekly truly rely on, independent local businesses and advertisers while we are closed, we made the difficult decision to reduce staff in all departments to weather the storm,” said founder and CEO Bradley Zeve. Rubin writes that he hopes the paper can return to full capacity after business and events back to normal. “The group remains of the left committed to the mission, even if we do so gutted for our colleagues and without the key people who helped us to fulfill that mission,” he said.
1:32 Whole Foods Market changes in hours, rules for buyers: Starting Wednesday, March 18th all Whole Foods Market stores in the US and Canada will allow customers 60 and older store an hour before opening to the general public , individual store hours vary, but if the store is open 9: 00-19: 00, seniors will be able to start shopping at 08:00. Senior deemed most at risk group for pandemic coronavirus.
1:31 reduces the Capitol Corridor train service: The Capitol Corridor train shuttle service that connects the Bay Area and Sacramento are reduced services. Starting Saturday and continues daily until further notice, the train will run only five round trips daily between Sacramento and Oakland, with their four round trips keeps San Jose. The train will stop at all stations, but San Jose, Martinez and Davis stations will be closed and the Sacramento station will have a reduced service. Cafe car in all trains will be closed. The service is intended as transportation for workers is important, according to railway officials. Schedule information is available.
1:25 Senate passed a bill that would help provide free testing, paid sick alive: reliefs Senate passed a bill that is expected to provide free testing and require small businesses to give employees at least two weeks of sick leave during COVID-19 outbreak, according to several news reports. The bill is expected to be signed by the President of Trump.
01:18 Iran saw the biggest jump in mortality: Iran on Wednesday reported the single biggest leap in the death of coronavirus as another 147 people died, raising the death toll in the country as a whole for 1135. Nearly 15% surge in deaths – the middle of the total 17 361 cases were confirmed in Iran – 24-hour hike marks the largest in fatalities since the first Iranian officials admit virus infection in mid-February
1. 11:00 Stocks recover, type: After crashing through 20,000 and 19,000 mark, the Dow Jones industrial average rose to close the day down 6.3%. It ended at 19,898.92, down 6.3%.
1:10 the California state Senator Scott Wiener call Rush Limbaugh guest host Mark Steyn, author fill Canada in to conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh, said during an event Tuesday that San Francisco is the first city to order shelter in place to curb the spread COVID-19 because “they had all gay people there,” according to a transcript of the event published by Media Matters. “It’s a big gay city, San Francisco, and they’re the ones with all the compromised immune systems of all the protease inhibitors and all other things,” reportedly said Steyn. “And they do not want all gay dropping dead on the watch San Francisco mayor. So this is why they have all the shelter in place there. “
State Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, called the claim baseless an expletive. “While I’m 100% sure that the Mayor of Breed against memiliki’gay great apocalypse, ‘this is just batshit,” Wiener said in a tweet. “Host Limbaugh / Fox claimed SF secrete the immune system to keep it in-house b / c #LGBT people have been compromised. They always blame us in the end. “
While I’m 100% sure that the Mayor of Breed against memiliki’gay great apocalypse, ‘this is just batshit.This Limbaugh / Fox claims incurred in order to stay master SF-house b / c people have compromised immune systems.They always blame us in the end.
1:04 Auto plant to close: Ford and General Motors confirmed that they will temporarily shut down all their plants in North America because of the threat of coronavirus. Ford said the plant will be closed after Thursday night shift, through March 30 while GM said it will start a “systematic suspension of regular” production through at least March 30 operation will be evaluated weekly thereafter.
12:40 IRS offers guidance on tax payments: Internal Revenue Service, on Wednesday published the official guides allow individuals to defer up to $ 1 million from 2019 federal income tax payments, including self-employment tax, until July 15th 2020. No penalty or interest will be applied. Companies can defer up to $ 10 billion in federal tax payments. The announcement also applies to federal estimated income tax payments due on April 15 this year to submit tax. does not change the deadline for submission of 15 April but the taxpayer can always apply for an extension of six months. The California Franchise Tax Board before to create a state income tax payments and estimated payments until June 15.
12:35 Placer County refused to release the identify of California first killed by COVID-19: Officials in Placer County refused to identify. The County Sheriff and the coroner’s office called the reporter to the Ministry of Public Health. Public health spokeswoman Katie Combs Prichard said the agency “does not release that information.” Prichard said health officials did not prevent other local agencies from releasing names. Officials at other institutions, however, referred the reporter to the Ministry of Health. local officials announced the death in early March.
12:32 Total COVID-19 confirmed casess in Santa Clara County increased to 175: Officials in Santa Clara County said COVID-19 total confirmed cases rose to 175 on Wednesday. The county also has had six deaths virus, accounting for most of the deaths in the state.
12:30 BottleRock Napa Valley festival postponed: Promoter BottleRock Napa Valley and Live Nation announced on Wednesday that the three-day music festival, which usually kicks off the summer concert season Northern California during the Memorial Day weekend, has been. Headliners the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band and Stevie Nicks committed to returning. The Rolling Stones also have, which began May 8 in San Diego.
12:29 Two people were killed in San Joaquin County. “It breaks my heart to tell you all that two people died today of Coronavirus in San Joaquin county,” Rep Josh’s difficult to write on Twitter. “This is a public health emergency, and we all need to take it seriously. Please be safe. “
It breaks my heart to tell you all that two people died today of Coronavirus in San Joaquin county. It is a public health emergency, and we all need to take it seriously. Please be safe.
12:16 National Parks waive entrance fees: All the 400 starting on Wednesday and continuing until further notice, the National Park Service announced Wednesday. But visitors to the national parks of California will find most of the services, including the visitor center, restaurants and shops are closed. park officials at each park were allowed to decide which services and area of each park should be closed. They advise visitors to practice proper social distance, hiking six feet from other people and do not congregate in groups. In the Bay Area, Alcatraz, San Francisco Maritime, Muir Woods, John Muir and Rosie the Riveter national parks, monuments and historic sites are closed until further notice
A bit of good news :. National park entrance fee exempt until further notice.
12:11 hospital ship sent to NYC would not be ready for weeks, the report said: Bloomberg journalist Roxana Tiron tweeted that a Pentagon spokesman told The Comfort, a hospital ship President Trump announced that it will go to help the residents of New York affected by coronavirus, won ‘t available
News “for weeks.”: the hospital ship Comfort will not be able to go to NYC for a week, said. Boat in maintenance in Norfolk, Va., And the Pentagon is now expediting maintenance
12:01 San Francisco emergency officials warned the coronavirus is not a disease ethnicity: In the wake of President Trump refused to stop calling coronavirus “China virus” in Twitter and in a briefing Wednesday morning, San Francisco Department of Emergency Management tweeted this reminder: “your risk of contracting COVID-19 was not based on race, ethnicity and culture. Stay home and practice social distancing when outdoors for essential activities. This is how we reduce the spread. Xenophobia and racism have no place in our society. ” Trump said he would continue to use the term in describing coronavirus.
Your risk of contracting COVID-19 is not based on ethnicity, race, and culture. Stay home and practice social distancing when outdoors for essential activities. This is how we reduce spread.Xenophobia and racism have no place in our society.
12:00 Vegas casino 30-day shutdown in force: the famous Nevada casinos, including Vegas Strip, will be closed for 30 days starting this afternoon along with all the other businesses that are not considered essential. Governor Steve Sisolak issued the order Tuesday night. This will close all gambling, including slot machines at gas stations and convenience stores, which is allowed to remain open for at least 30 days. The order of the whole state is similar to the Bay Area command shelter-in-place.
Today, I am taking the necessary steps to date to try to mitigate this pandemic and keep our community safe. Medical experts have suggested that the most effective course of action is to redirect all Nevadans for residences and for all non-essential businesses to close to the public for 30 days.
supermarket obviously 11:37 Pittsburg police after an anonymous bomb threat: a K9 cleaned Winco Foods store in Pittsburg after business receiving an anonymous call reporting a bomb in the building, police said. Authorities evacuated the store before K9, trained in explosives, cleared it.
This morning our officers respond to Winco Foods after businessreceiving an anonymous phone call from inside the bomb. Our officers arrived and evacuated the store. One of our trained K9 blast cleaned hazard business. These businesses all clear & SECURE shopping
11:20 The six deaths in Santa Clara County: Officials reported the death of another coronavirus Wednesday. The death of a man 60s COVID bringing the death toll from 19 to six in Santa Clara County
10:43 Tesla tells the workers to come to work. After Alameda County says Tesla is not “important business,” said an official HR Tesla many categories of workers to come to the Fremont factory Wednesday, reviewed by The Chronicle. See the full story here
10:39 San Jose mayor, county supervisor announced a partnership to the side effects of shelter in place. Mayor Sam Liccardo aand Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Cindy Chavez announced a partnership to help alleviate the impact of COVID 19th plague and command shelter-in-place includes plans to distribute food. “We need to do more to ensure that all in our community have access to food,” said Liccardo. The partnership will extend to non-profit organizations and the private sector. Liccardo said officials had identified a location in any city in the region to serve as a food distribution site
10:25 Lawyers for the elderly, low-income SF protest the eviction. Chronicle reporter Sarah Ravani sent out -tweet noted that the lawyers of the Eviction Defense Collaborative, Legal Assistance to the Elderly, and the Open Door protest Wednesday morning in San Francisco Superior Court. Lawyers working mask and asked the court to close the eviction court.
From Eviction Defense Collaborative Lawyer, Legal Assistance to the Elderly and the Open Door SF protest in court this morning called on the court to close the eviction court. – Photo by
10:13 Wall Street triggered circuit breakers: Stocks are automatically suspended for 15 minutes because the market crossed the 7% threshold for triggering the circuit breaker. As trading opened, the Dow Jones industrial average fell another 8% to 19,528.67, bringing it below 20,000. Dow Jones first reached a level that in January 2017, and rose to nearly 30,000 last month before the coronavirus which kills long bull market.
10:00 Trump continues to blame China for the virus, US media lamented the boot state: President Donald Trump said he was “not happy” Chinese authorities ordered the New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal’s remove staff from the country. He said he had a “disagreement” with these three news outlets but added, “I do not like it at all.” Trump also said he believed the Chinese American, the report, agreed with him using the phrase
Eight new 09:58 COVID-19 cases in SF “China virus.”: San Francisco announced eight new cases of COVID-19 increase the total tally of cases to 51, according to the Ministry of Public Health
9:55 poll numbers Trump touts though half of Americans denounced his appearance. President Trump repeatedly touted a poll numbers during a White House briefing coronavirus. He also took a swipe at Democratic candidate alleged: “I beat Sleepy Joe Biden by many in the state of Florida.” According to Real Clear Politics’ average of recent polls, Trump approval numbers were in the water, with approximately 52.7% of Americans said they approved of his performance, compared with 44.1% who approve.
9:51 am San Mateo county officials want to prohibit the hoarding at the grocery store: Plan A San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa to introduce legislation that would mandate the purchase limit for sheltering orders in an attempt to hoarders stop grocery. “Our large grocery store allows shoppers panic to hoard essential goods needed by our most vulnerable citizens,” he said in a statement.
9:34 SF police report only one crime of violence on the first day of the shelter in place: A 26 years old woman reported to have been approached by three suspects punched and takes his bike around 5 Tuesday in 1 Embarcadero, police said San Francisco. Officials transported the woman to the hospital with injuries were non-life threatening. Adam Lobsinger officer, a department spokesman, said that even though it is only a crime of violence reported Tuesday, more reports to be dripped at a later date. “Overall, it was one of those days,” said Lobsinger. “Hopefully, thisis any indication. ” Shelter-in-place order for seven Bay Area counties to encourage residents to stay in their homes until April 7
9:19 HUD will suspend evictions and foreclosures. President Trump announced during his White House briefing that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development will suspend all foreclosures and evictions until April
9:15 FEMA to go to the “level 1” response :. Vice President Mike Pence said during a White House briefing that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has gone to “level 1,” the highest level of emergency response efforts. He said Mr Trump will hold a video conference at FEMA to update this afternoon governor
9:16 Trump said the hospital ship heading to NY, West Coast :. President Donald Trump says he has deployed the hospital ship New York and the West Coast. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the ship will be docked in New York Harbor. It was not immediately clear where the second ship on the West Coast will. California and Washington have been among the countries most affected by the outbreak COVID-19
9:11 Self-swab test could come: President Trump said his administration is exploring if the “self-swab” cans used for tests for coronavirus. He said self-screening is likely to be preferred by many people, and it can deliver health care workers are countless to respond to the virus in other ways.
9:10 press conference President Trump started blaming China: Trump began his Wednesday briefing on coronavirus by referring to the disease as “China virus.” The phrase has been widely criticized by Democrats, who say it evokes racism and xenophobia. public health professionals say naming the disease’s geographic location is incorrect and counterproductive. Trump then defended her use of the phrase, even after a reporter showed that public health officials in his administration to prevent it. “It’s not a racist,” said Trump. “It comes from China, that’s why”
09:07 FBI sent a hospital ship to New York, the governor said: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the federal government to send a hospital ship to the country’s request for assistance hospital room. Ship, called the USNS Comfort, has about 1,000 rooms and officials plan to moor it in New York Harbor
UPDATE :. The federal government sends a New York hospital ship, USNS Comfort comfort.the, which has about 1,000 rooms in it, will be moored in New York Harbor.Hospital bed is what we need.
9:04 San Mateo reported 16 new cases: Health officials in San Mateo County reported 16 new cases COVID-19, increasing the total tally of cases in the area 80 <. p> 8:39 am coffee shops around the area struck by the virus: Coffee Bay area scene is being hit hard as well as nearby cafes or shift to carry-out only. Read more
8:37 San Francisco emergency management moves to the Moscone center :. Chronicle columnist Phil Matier report an emergency management center of San Francisco has moved out of its facility Turk Street and to the Moscone Center. Read more
8:35 am Hospital in Bay Area brace for new patients :. Health care facilities in the region are trying to preserve masks and other equipment that is already in short supply as the spread of new coronavirus. The hospital has canceled elective procedures and routine medical appointments. Read more
8:30 tilted further flight English: England, which has a hub at SFO, is to reduce fares by 60% in April – including a reduction of 42% in the United States and Canada and. 85% drop in international flights. If you are scheduled to travel through 30 April it was not no cost to change your flight, regardless of when you buy a ticket you are or where you are traveling. See the full schedule changes and lightening
08:25 Sacramento, Chico weekly newspapers suspend publication :. The Sacramento News & Review and its sister paper, The Chico News & Review, Tuesday announced that it would stop publishing and lay off nearly all of their staff, as businesses reduce their advertising. In a letter to readers, Jeff vonKaenel, President and CEO of the newspaper News & Reviews in Sacramento, Chico and Reno, said the magazine had to rely largely on an ad from a restaurant, a concert promoter, bars, and others hit by the pandemic and residence -in-place orders. “The cost of not havi communityng good information during the crisis is staggering, “wrote vonKaenel. He said News & Review will continue to provide news coverage and the arts, and he urged readers to finally revive the paper. , Chico News & Review produced 300 stories after the 2018 Camp Fire leveled the nearby city of Paradise
8:22 coronavirus FBI plans reportedly included $ 2,000 for many Americans, $ 300 billion for small businesses: White House officials are working on a emergency plans to send two $ 1,000 checks to many Americans when allocating $ 300 billion to help small businesses avoid layoffs, according to.
07:23 FBI restrict the Freedom of Information Act request (FOIA): FBI officials say they are curbing demand for records under federal law because COVID the 19th plague. Officials said people can still send a request via a standard letter, but agency officials will not receive the electronic or answer electronically.
It’s crazy but once again the FBI and the FBI’s FOIA is a catastrophic combo will no longer accept electronic FOIA request for. Instead, the bureau wants the applicant to leave their homes and at the request letter
07:03 Oakland school officials say nearly 25,000 meals were distributed :. Officials from the Oakland Unified School District said they distributed almost 25,000 food grab-and-go to more than 4,000 students on Monday, which marks the first day of a program to keep eating students while schools are closed because of pandemic coronavirus. The students receive three breakfasts and three lunches. Officials said food including sandwiches, baked beans, fresh fruit and milk. Students and families can take food again Thursday
6:52 The market got off to start the day .. The Dow Jones fell 5.3% and 4.8% S & P 500 fell in early trade
06:51 Trump said close to the northern border: President Donald Trump said the US-Canada border will temporarily close “by mutual agreement” to non-essential traffic. “Trade will not be affected. Details to follow! ” Trump wrote on Twitter Wednesday morning.
We will, by mutual consent, while closing our northern border with Canada for non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected. Details to follow
6:39 Governor Newsom facilitate commercial driving restrictions: Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday to ease restrictions on commercial drivers that help curb the spread of COVID-19 to deliver the goods. The order was also put off existing law for workers who are directly affected by the outbreak of the virus, according to state officials
6:10 COVID 19 cases exceeded 200,000. COVID-19 total confirmed cases reached 203 529, while 8205 had died from the virus, according to figures compiled by the Johns Hopkins University. Around 82 107 people have been recovered.
The Grand Princess cruise ship has made the entrance and preparing to dock at the Port of Oakland.
And now in Bay trip to Port
You can only get a view Berth 22, where it will go down, from all over the Outer Harbor, Oakland.
Saudi Arabia and Russia to argue about the price and flow of oil. That, and the Fake News, is the reason for the decline in the market!
Good for the consumer, the price of gasoline down!
false news media and their partner, the Democratic Party, did everything in his power semi-sizable (larger first!) To inflame the situation coronavirus, far beyond what the facts would warrant. Surgeon General, “a low risk to the average American.”
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