NEW COVID-19 CASES, DEATHS: Santa Clara County as of Tuesday had 118,541 cumulative COVID-19 cases and 2,070 deaths. There were 64 people hospitalized, seven of whom were new.
San Mateo County as of Tuesday had 41,653 cumulative cases of COVID-19, with 567 deaths. There were 22 people hospitalized. Data from both counties may be incomplete due to an earlier problem with the state's reporting system for communicable diseases.
SURVEY FINDS PERSISTENT MINORITY RESIST COVID-19 VACCINATIONS: A new survey could help Santa Clara County health officials understand what might prevent the remaining roughly 25% of adults from getting vaccinated or completing their second dose. Read more here.
STUDENTS SENT HOME AFTER CHILDREN TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19: Students at three schools in the Mountain View Whisman School District have been ordered to stay home and quarantine this week after someone tested positive for COVID-19 at three schools, marking a surge in positive cases since in-person instruction resumed. Read more here.
SAN MATEO COUNTY CONTINUES OPERATIONS AT NORTH FAIR OAKS VACCINE CLINIC: A weekly COVID-19 vaccine clinic will continue running on Sundays in North Fair Oaks and offer more predictable hours, the County of San Mateo said in a statement. Read more here.
CLINICS BOOST VACCINATION RATES IN HARD-HIT COMMUNITIES: Community clinics have helped boost COVID-19 vaccination rates in hard-hit San Mateo County neighborhoods, but there are still pockets of people the effort has not yet reached. Read more here.
YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE QUESTIONS — ANSWERED: We've compiled a list of who can currently get vaccinated in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, plus answers to common questions and links to resources. Read more here.
COVID-19 TESTS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT: Santa Clara County is operating appointment-only COVID-19 test sites on a rotating basis. Read more here.
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