San Mateo County Reports 4 New COVID-19 Deaths, 55 Cases

Gideon Rubin

SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA — San Mateo County Health reported four additional fatalities from the new coronavirus Friday.

The report brings the countywide death toll to 88.

The county reported 44 additional coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the countywide total of COVID-19 cases to 2,299.

There are currently 66 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in San Mateo County, of which 21 are being treated in intensive care units.

Outdoor dining will be allowed in San Mateo County starting Saturday per a new health order issued Thursday by the county health officer.

Also allowed starting Saturday will be excursions on charter boats and funerals with restrictions.

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

  • 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 Oakland added four more intersections to its "slow streets" program Friday, allowing residents to physically distance themselves while accessing essential services and businesses like grocery stores and COVID-19 coronavirus testing sites.

The closure of several streets for social distancing purposes in San Francisco's Presidio will now take place on Monday after the Presidio Trust that oversees the federal land had said earlier this week that the closure would start on Saturday.

The Presidio Slow Streets initiative is closing or limiting traffic on select streets from Monday through June 30 to allow for residents to walk, run, exercise and bike safely amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Sonoma County will start testing some people for antibodies produced in response to the coronavirus, county officials said Thursday.

Beginning Saturday, first responders, people who have recovered from the virus and people who have come in close contact with them can be tested at the public health lab in Santa Rosa.

There have been 123,066 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 4,458 coronavirus-related deaths in California as of Friday afternoon according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The United States had 1,890,952 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 108,920 coronavirus-related fatalities as of Friday afternoon.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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This article originally appeared on the Redwood City-Woodside Patch