Alameda County recorded essentially the most new coronavirus circumstances ever the identical day that San Francisco well being officers throughout the Bay reported that they had surpassed 20,000 circumstances of the lethal virus, a grim milestone for a area beset with a well being disaster in contrast to another.
Vaccines for the virus are already being administered to healthcare staff throughout California, however well being officers are persevering with to battle a 3rd lethal surge within the virus that has been far tougher to cope with than the earlier two.
Within the Bay Space to date, 216,530 folks have contracted the illness — 4,188 of whom have been reported contaminated Saturday — and a couple of,267 folks have died, together with 18 who have been reported useless over the weekend.
As information proceed to be damaged throughout the state and the area, on Saturday Alameda County well being officers recorded 1,767 new circumstances of the virus, essentially the most ever for the reason that begin of the pandemic.
Alameda County didn’t report something near this many new circumstances since Dec. 8 when 1,111 infections have been reported. On Saturday, Alameda County stood at 42,029 complete circumstances of the virus and 585 deaths. Eleven deaths have been reported Saturday.
Simply throughout the Bay in San Francisco, well being officers famous a grim milestone for town as coronavirus circumstances surpassed the 20,000 mark. San Francisco well being officers mentioned 20,152 folks have been contaminated with the virus, together with 289 who have been reported optimistic Saturday. A complete of 176 folks have died within the metropolis, three of whom have been reported useless Saturday.
Like town, San Mateo County — which had relaxed its coronavirus restrictions based mostly on low case and dying numbers — additionally famous a grim milestone as 15 folks have been reported useless of the virus on Saturday, essentially the most for the reason that begin of the pandemic.
In complete 20,479 folks have contracted the virus within the county — the county surpassed the 20,000 mark over the weekend — with 390 new circumstances reported Saturday. 100 and ninety-eight folks have died of the virus in San Mateo County to date.
Officers in Santa Clara County, which has lengthy been a hotspot for the virus based mostly on its inhabitants, recorded 1,020 new circumstances for a complete of 54,905 circumstances. No new folks have been reported useless from the virus, preserving the overall variety of useless at 198.
In Contra Costa County, officers mentioned 503 folks contracted the virus for a complete of 34,216 circumstances. Officers added that 298 folks have died of the virus, seven of whom have been reported useless Saturday.
North Bay officers in Napa, Solano, Sonoma and Marin counties reported 219 new circumstances of the virus and three new deaths for a complete of 44,749 circumstances and 427 deaths.