Santa Clara County Reports 34 New Coronavirus Cases, No Deaths

Gideon Rubin

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA — The Santa Clara County Public Health Department reported 34 additional cases of the new coronavirus Monday.

The latest report, which covers a two-day period going back to Saturday, brings the countywide total of positive COVID-19 test cases to 3,230.

The county reported no additional coronavirus-related fatalities, leaving its death toll at 150.

Elsewhere around the Bay Area and beyond, a restaurant owner in Carmel-by-the-Sea has agreed to pay $15,000 in civil penalties after being criminally charged last month for violating state and local health orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Monterey County prosecutors said Monday.

The San Jose Public Library is announcing its new contactless service that allows library members to place requests and borrow physical items from the library's catalog. The library's last day of operations was on March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, members have not had access to physical items from the library.

Safari West, a 400-acre private wildlife preserve and breeding facility 12 miles north of Santa Rosa in unincorporated Sonoma County, is set to reopen to the public June 20, having been shut down since the county's first shelter-in-place order of March 17.

San Carlos has approved a program that will allow outdoor dining and retail services in the parking area of portions of Laurel Street and San Carlos Avenue, allowed under San Mateo County's revised novel coronavirus shelter order.

The Berkeley health officer is prepared to allow indoor and outdoor retail, religious services, outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor museums, and outdoor fitness classes to open by Friday if cases and hospitalization figures stay stable, the city said.

There were 153,407 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 5,104 coronavirus-related deaths in California as of Monday afternoon according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The United States had 2,110,182 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 116,081 coronavirus-related fatalities as of Monday afternoon.

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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This article originally appeared on the Los Gatos Patch