San Mateo County Reports 19 New COVID-19 Cases, No Deaths

Gideon Rubin

SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA — San Mateo County Health reported 19 additional cases of the new coronavirus Thursday.

The report brings the countywide total of COVID-19 cases to 2,494.

The county reported no additional coronavirus-related fatalities, leaving its death toll at 93.

There are currently 44 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in San Mateo County, of which five are being treated in intensive care units.

Here is a breakdown of cases by city as of Thursday:

  • Atherton: 13 cases
  • Belmont: 38 cases
  • Brisbane: <10 cases
  • Broadmoor: <10 cases
  • Burlingame: 66 cases
  • Colma: <10 cases
  • Daly City: 382 cases
  • East Palo Alto: 97 cases
  • El Granada: 13 cases
  • Emerald Hills: <10 cases
  • Foster City: 26 cases
  • Half Moon Bay: 28 cases
  • Hillsborough: 12 cases
  • La Honda: <10 cases
  • Ladera: <10 cases
  • Loma Mar: <10 cases
  • Menlo Park: 100 cases
  • Millbrae: 116 cases
  • Montara: <10 cases
  • Moss Beach: <10 cases
  • North Fair Oaks: <10 cases
  • Pacifica: 45 cases
  • Pescadero: <10 cases
  • Portola Valley: 12 cases
  • Princeton: <10 cases
  • Redwood City: 296 cases
  • San Bruno: 110 cases
  • San Carlos: 31 cases
  • San Mateo: 599 cases
  • South San Francisco: 259 cases
  • West Menlo Park: <10 cases
  • Woodside: 12 cases

Elsewhere around the Bay Area and beyond, the city of Novato will be closing part of Grant Avenue in downtown Novato every weekend this summer starting this Friday to allow restaurants and other businesses to expand into the street to ensure social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grant Avenue will close except to pedestrians between Reichert and Machin avenues from 1 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m.

Monday each weekend, city officials said. San Jose's Alum Rock Park is reopening Thursday with limited parking and restrooms available after being closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The park opens at 8 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m., with parking lot entry closed after 6:30 p.m.

A new health order was issued on Wednesday by Santa Clara County that requires large health care systems to offer COVID-19 testing for patients in categories of high risk.

The order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Monday and is necessary to protect all residents of the county, health officials said.

Starting Saturday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will make changes to its transit service, including bringing back some routes that had previously been discontinued due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Muni, under the changes, full routes for the 5-Fulton and 30-Stockton will be restored.

There have been 140,680 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 4,875 coronavirus-related deaths in California as of Thursday afternoon according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The United States had 2,018,875 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 113,700 coronavirus-related fatalities as of Thursday afternoon.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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This article originally appeared on the San Mateo Patch