Weekends, and Sundays especially, are data deserts in the Covid-19 era. Instead of trying to dig up relevant news, we decided to give you the best information we have available and to tell the story tonight in a more visual kind of way.
Some staff and friends of staff shared their photos of neighborhoods under shelter orders. Here’s some of the Bay Area life “in quarantine.”
Confirmed Cases: 965,426 Deaths: 54,841
Source: John Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center Covid-19 global tracking tool as of Sunday at 5:52 p.m.
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Confirmed Cases: 43,558 Deaths: 1,725
Source: John Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center Covid-19 global tracking tool as of Sunday at 6:07 p.m.
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A fairly empty shopping plaza on Monument Boulevard during the Covid-19 pandemic in Concord, Calf. on a Sunday, April 26, 2020 Empty shelves are seen at a grocery store during coronavirus pandemic in Orinda, Calif., on Saturday, March 28, 2020. (Ching Wong/SFBay.ca) Signs outside CVS in Concord, Calif. on Friday, April 24, 2020 warning customers to wear masks, not bring reusable bags, not use the restroom or enter the premises if showing any Covid-19 symptoms. El Molino in Concord, Calif. is typically packed on Sunday afternoons after church services. The scene during Covid-19 shelter orders on Sunday, April 26, 2020 was eerily quiet. Customers lining up at checkout keep a 6-feet physical distance at a Costco store during coronavirus pandemic in Concord, Calif., on Friday, April 3, 2020. (Ching Wong/SFBay.ca) A banner showing respect to those battling with coronavirus on the front line is displayed on a pedestrian bridge in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. (Ching Wong/SFBay.ca) A family bike at a park during coronavirus pandemic in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. (Ching Wong/SFBay.ca)
Confirmed Cases: 1,468 Deaths: 52
Alameda County Superior Court announced a rules change that allows for a wider range of document filings to be submitted by drop box, fax and mail. An updated list of what’s acceptable in those submittal formats can be accessed at
https://bit.ly/2VWu4Qg. The expansion is an effort to keep court functions moving amid the pandemic-related public court closures.
Contra Costa County
Confirmed Cases: 817 Deaths: 25
Source: Contra Costa Health Services as of Sunday at 11:30 a.m.
The “little library” situated outside the Monument Crisis Center in Concord, Calif. is left empty with a broken door during the Covid-19 pandemic. Sun Valley Mall in Concord, Calif. parking lot empty and barricaded during Covid-19 pandemic on Sunday, April 26, 2020 Several storefronts papered up and for lease in the Concord, Calif. Park n Shop plaza during the Covid-19 shutdown on Sunday, April 26, 2020. Numbered parking stalls where customers wait for Joann’s Fabric staff to bring their orders out in the Park n Shop plaza in Concord, Calif. Masked man picks up to-go food from window at Old Spaghetti Factory in Concord, Calif. on Sunday, April 26, 2020. The Humanity Way group preps food for delivery in the front of an empty First Presbyterian Church on Colfax Street in Concord, Calif. Sunday, April 26, 2020. Brenden Theatres in Concord, Calif. is not showing movies during the Covid-19 pandemic, but its cafe is offering food to go. La Cabana Nightclub on Monument Boulevard in Concord, Calif. is typically crowded with patrons on Sunday afternoons. The venue was empty April 26, 2020 during the Covid-19 shelter-in-place order.
Confirmed Cases: 224 Deaths: 12
Source: Marin Health and Human Services as of Sunday.
Confirmed Cases: 60 Deaths: 2
Source: Department of Health and Human Services as of Saturday.
Confirmed Cases: 1,408 Deaths: 22
Source: San Francisco Department of Public Health with data through Friday.
Judah Street remains empty while businesses remain closed and residents adhere to a shelter-in-place order due to Covid-19 in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (Scot Tucker/SFBay.ca) Taraval St remains empty while streets and business close as residents maintain a shelter in place order due to Covid-19 in San Francisco, CA., on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (Scot Tucker/SFBay.ca) A cyclist with a child rides down Holloway Ave as they cross 19th Ave. in San Francisco, CA., on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. MUNI trains have ceased operations due to Covid-19. (Scot Tucker/SFBay.ca) The campus of SF State remains silent as face to face classes are moved to online instruction for the Spring 2020 semester at SF State due to Covid-19 in San Francisco, CA., on Thursday, March 19, 2020. (Scot Tucker/SFBay.ca) Great Highway remains closed opening it up for bicyclists and pedestrians.Streets lie empty and business close as residents maintain a shelter in place order due to Covid-19 in San Francisco, CA., on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. (Scot Tucker/SFBay.ca) Socially distanced citizens engage in outdoor activities along the Great Highway in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, April 25, 2020.
San Mateo County
Confirmed Cases: 1,019 Deaths: 41
Source: San Mateo County Health Department with data reported Friday.
Santa Clara County
Confirmed Cases: 2,084 Deaths: 100
Source: Santa Clara County Public Health Department as of Sunday.
Confirmed Cases: 199 Deaths: 4
Source: Solano Public Health as of Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Confirmed Cases: 220 Deaths: 2
Source: County of Sonoma with data as of Sunday at 6 p.m.
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Ching Wong and Scot Tucker of SFBay contributed to this report.