San Mateo County Reports 46 New Coronavirus Cases, No Deaths

Gideon Rubin
·2 min read

SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA — San Mateo County Health reported 46 additional coronavirus cases Monday.

The latest report brings the countywide case count to 11,149.

The county reported no additional coronavirus-related fatalities Monday, leaving its COVID-19 death toll to 159.

There were 21 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in San Mateo County as of Monday, of which five were being treated in intensive care units.

Elsewhere around the Bay Area and beyond, the Mount Diablo Unified School District board is scheduled to discuss on Monday night a proposal to enact a "limited hybrid" partial return to in-person classroom learning, beginning as soon as Jan. 11.

The reopening plan set to be discussed will have to "balance the physical safety of our students and employees with the academic, social and emotional health of our students," according to a brief report accompanying the agenda for Monday night's meeting.

The plan would have to meet guidelines set by Contra Costa Health Services and by the California Department of Public Health. Before that can happen, that school district report says, updated agreements with school district labor groups, most notably its teachers, have to be reached.

Teachers have not reached agreements on how, or when, they will return to in-person classroom learning for this "Phase 2 Limited-Hybrid Learning Model."

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There have been 908,325 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 17,359 coronavirus-related deaths in California as of Monday afternoon according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The United States had 8,690,143 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 225,588 coronavirus-related fatalities as of Monday afternoon.

There have been 43,378,449 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 1,157,465 deaths reported globally as of Monday afternoon.

— Bay City News contributed to this report

This article originally appeared on the San Mateo Patch