November 30, 2021

Coronavirus Bay Area live updates: Judge orders California prison employees to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 12

(*12*)SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A surge in coronavirus circumstances has been reported within the Bay Area and throughout California in addition to the nation due partly to the emergence of the highly-contagious delta variant.

The most recent variety of confirmed circumstances within the U.S. can be discovered on the CDC’s 2019 Novel Coronavirus within the U.S. web page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)

Be part of anchor Kristen Sze for ABC7’s every day, interactive newscast concerning the coronavirus outbreak within the Bay Area and world wide. You’ll be able to verify right here to stream the present Monday-Friday at 3 p.m.

Listed below are the most recent developments on the respiratory sickness within the Bay Area:

Nov. 25, 2021


Judge orders vaccine mandate for CA prison employees
A federal choose has ordered California prison employees to be fully vaccinated in opposition to the coronavirus by Jan. 12, probably lowering the variety of COVID-19 circumstances amongst younger and grownup inmates. Contained in the state’s 4 youth correctional establishments, a complete of 255 youth and 278 employees members have contracted the virus because the onset of the pandemic, even because the variety of incarcerated youth dwindles on the state degree.

Plus, a federal report discovered that half of the outbreaks in California’s state prisons between Could and July have been traced again to employees. The order comes after months of uncertainty because the California Correctional Peace Officers Affiliation and Gov. Gavin Newsom requested a postponement of a vaccination mandate for prison employees.

Nov. 23, 2021


7:20 a.m.
Pediatric COVID circumstances rise for third week
The U.S. has reported a rise in pediatric COVID-19 circumstances for the third week in a row. Almost 142,000 youngsters examined constructive within the final week, which is a 16% improve from the week prior and a 41% leap during the last three weeks, in accordance to a brand new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Kids’s Hospital Affiliation. Almost 6.8 million youngsters have examined constructive for COVID-19 because the pandemic started.

Nov. 22, 2021

11 a.m.
Newsom provides replace on boosters whereas visiting Bay Area vaccine clinic
Gov. Gavin Newsom is within the Bay Area on Monday, the place he mentioned the significance of boosters throughout an occasion held at a vaccine clinic.

7:20 a.m.
Indoor masks mandate in impact in Santa Cruz Co.
An indoor masks mandate is now in impact in Santa Cruz County and it covers personal settings like a house. In case you are getting along with others who do not live in the identical family the county says it is best to masks up no matter vaccination standing. Companies are additionally required to observe the rules. You’ll be able to take off your masks when consuming or consuming.

Nov. 19, 2021


6:20 a.m.
Apple units Feb. 1 deadline for employees to return to workplace
Apple has a brand new deadline of February 1 for employees to return to the workplace. Many may have to are available in not less than three days per week, however some staff may have to be within the workplace 4 to 5 days per week. The corporate will supply some groups up to 4 weeks of distant work every year. Vaccinations aren’t obligatory, however unvaccinated staff may have to check day-after-day.

Nov. 18, 2021


8 a.m.

Oakland Unified internet hosting a vaccine clinic at present
The Oakland Unified College District is internet hosting a vaccine clinic at present. It’s going to embrace a go to by the State Epidemiologist. The clinic runs from midday to 6 p.m. at Markham Elementary College. If you cannot make it to that one — you may have choices. The district says it is planning 21 vaccination pop-ups this week at elementary faculties. It is also providing COVID testing and take-home exams through the week-long break.

Nov. 17, 2021


7:30 a.m.
Alameda Co. releases vaccination information
Alameda County says it is persevering with to guarantee vaccinations are accessible to all. It introduced that 81% of Latino residents and 74% of Black residents 12 years and older have obtained 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 impacted.

Nov. 16, 2021


5:30 a.m.
Pfizer agrees to let different firms make its COVID-19 tablet
Pfizer has signed a cope with a U.N.-backed group to permit different producers to make its experimental COVID-19 tablet. The deal will present equitable entry to greater than half the world’s inhabitants residing in 95 international locations. The oral remedy is proven to scale back the danger of COVID-related hospitalizations and demise by 89%. This settlement is analogous to an settlement made by Merck final month.

Nov. 15, 2021


7 p.m.
Dozens of inmates below quarantine after outbreak at Santa Cruz County Jail
A dozen inmates on the Santa Cruz County Important Jail examined constructive for COVID-19 final week in what authorities say is essentially the most vital outbreak on the lockup because the begin of the pandemic. The circumstances got here to gentle on Nov. 12 throughout routine testing utilizing speedy exams, in accordance to a launch on Monday from Sheriff Jim Hart. The prisoners who examined constructive are both asymptomatic or have gentle signs, and have been quarantined. One other 35-40 inmates who have been uncovered have been quarantined as properly, the sheriff stated.

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

Nov. 12, 2021


7:30 a.m.
Sonoma Co. to maintain vaccine clinics for youths
The Division of Well being Providers will host three COVID-19 vaccination clinics for kids this afternoon in Sonoma County. A clinic at Healdsburg Fitch Mountain Elementary College 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.

Nov. 11, 2021


7:30 a.m.
Somoma Co. expands well being order to embrace flu vaccinations
Sonoma County is increasing its county well being order to embrace flu vaccinations. Staff at sure well being care and congregate services will want to get their COVID and flu pictures. County officers say flu pictures are particularly vital this 12 months to forestall hospitals from being overrun by each influenza and COVID-19 sufferers — or the so-called “twindemic.”

Nov. 10, 2021


7 a.m.

Instances, hospitalizations climbing in Calif.
California is reversing course within the battle in opposition to COVID-19 with circumstances climbing as soon as once more. The state is up to 6,000 new circumstances per day and hospitalizations have jumped 4% in simply two weeks. That is put the state again within the crimson class for top transmission. And specialists say the subsequent few months are vital due to the vacations for whether or not we’ll see one other winter surge.

Nov. 9, 2021


7 a.m.
Grand Princess cruise ship returns to SF
The cruise ship that captured worldwide consideration through the earliest days of the pandemic returned to San Francisco. The Grand Princess was again within the metropolis yesterday, for the primary time because the cruise business restarted sailings. One of many earliest main COVID outbreaks 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.

Nov. 8, 2021


7:15 a.m.
Viva Calle returns to San Jose
Viva Calle has returned to San Jose as a part of a citywide program to get individuals exterior to take pleasure in parks and outside areas following COVID-19 closures. A number of miles of San Jose streets have been closed to automobiles yesterday.

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