Santa Clara County Reports 206 New Coronavirus Cases, No Deaths

Gideon Rubin

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA — The Santa Clara County Public Health Department reported 206 additional coronavirus cases Monday.

The latest announcement, which covers a two-day period going back to Saturday, brings the countywide COVID-19 case count to 9,215.

The county reported no additional coronavirus-related fatalities Monday, leaving its COVID-19 death toll at 184.

There were 174 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Santa Clara County as of Monday, of which 55 were being treated in intensive care units.

Elsewhere around the Bay Area and beyond, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors may approve on Tuesday an ordinance establishing administrative fines for violations of public health orders involving wearing face coverings, social distancing and gatherings. The ordinance would formally allow infraction citations to begiven to those who violate COVID-19-related county health orders.

The 20th year of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival will still take place Oct. 2 to 4, but not at its usual locations in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco as originally planned due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The festival, this year themed "Let the Music Play On" will instead consist of an online stream of "newly recorded performances, archival footage from fans and our archives, interviews, as well as the history of HSB," organizers said on social media.

Hayward's COVID-19 Testing Center and weekly No-Contact Food Distribution program will be moving to new locations in August, the city's Emergency Operations Center announced. Currently located at the California State University East Bay campus, the Testing Center will relocate to Skywest Golf Course at 1401 Golf Course Road, adjacent to Hayward Executive Airport.

The new site is scheduled to open Aug. 3, with the last day of operation of the CSU center next Friday. The next Testing Center will maintain the same operating schedule, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

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There were 454,206 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 8,460 coronavirus-related deaths in California as of Monday afternoon according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The United States had 4,282,140 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 147,291 coronavirus-related fatalities as of Monday afternoon.

There have been 16,366,365 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 651,449 deaths reported globally as of Monday afternoon.

— Bay City News contributed to this report.

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