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COVID Case Rate Inching Back Up in San Francisco

COVID Case Rate Inching Back Up in San Francisco

Having dropped to pandemic low of 0.78 percent three weeks ago, the 7-day average positivity rate for those who are tested for COVID-19, which effectively peaked at 5.36 percent in early January, has inched back up to 0.94 percent. And as such, the average number of daily new COVID-19... Read More »

Over 320,000 Bay Area Jobs Have Been Recovered, But…

Over 320,000 Bay Area Jobs Have Been Recovered, But…

Having dropped in January, the number of people living in San Francisco with a paycheck increased by 7,100 in February to 510,200, which is 31,500 more employed people than there were last April, at the height of pandemic unemployment locally, but still 60,600 fewer employed residents than there were... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Actually Dropped Again in January

Bay Area Employment Actually Dropped Again in January

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco inched down from 6.4 percent in December to 6.3 percent in January, prior to the State’s Stay Home Order having been lifted at the end of the month, the drop was once again driven by a reduction in the local labor force... Read More »

COVID Case Rate Drops to a 4-Month Low in San Francisco

COVID Case Rate Drops to a 4-Month Low in San Francisco

Having hit a revised pandemic high of 375 on January 8, the 7-day average number of daily new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in San Francisco has dropped to 52, which is the lowest 7-day average since the end of October, 2020, with a percent positive rate for those who are... Read More »

San Francisco Drops to the “Red” Tier of Risk

San Francisco Drops to the “Red” Tier of Risk

As projected, the COVID-19 related risk level for San Francisco has just been downgraded from “Purple” (Widespread) to “Red” (Substantial), a move which will allow for indoor dining at restaurants and the re-openings of gyms, museums and other indoor attractions, albeit at reduced capacities, as of Wednesday, March 3.... Read More »

San Francisco Qualifies for “Red” Tier Status [UPDATED]

San Francisco Qualifies for “Red” Tier Status [UPDATED]

With the 7-day average number of daily new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in San Francisco having dropped to 82, which is the lowest 7-day average in over 3 months and nearly 40 percent below the first peak back in July, the city’s adjusted case rate, which takes into account testing... Read More »

Adjusted COVID-19 Case Rate in S.F. Nearing Key Number

Adjusted COVID-19 Case Rate in S.F. Nearing Key Number

Having hit a revised pandemic high of 373 on January 8, the 7-day average number of daily new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in San Francisco has dropped to 125, which is the lowest 7-day average since mid-November, 2020, and just below the local peak rate in July, with a percent... Read More »

COVID-19 Case Rate in San Francisco Hits a Two-Month Low

COVID-19 Case Rate in San Francisco Hits a Two-Month Low

Having hit a one-day peak of 562 on January 4, 2021, the 7-day average number of daily new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in San Francisco, which hit a pandemic high of 374 on January 8, has steadily declined over the past month and currently measures 153, the lowest 7-day average... Read More »

Eviction Moratorium Extended, Assistance Program Funded

The emergency bill to extend eviction protections for residential tenants affected by COVID-19 throughout California, which were slated to expire on January 31, 2021, has been inked by Governor Newsom. The amended COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act (SB-91) prohibits a landlord from evicting a residential tenant for non-payment of rent... Read More »

California Ends All Regional Stay Home Orders and Framework

California Ends All Regional Stay Home Orders and Framework

While the current ICU availabilities for the Bay Area (8.2 percent), Greater Sacramento (9.9 percent), San Joaquin Valley (0.0 percent) and Southern California (0.0 percent) regions are all under 15 percent, and none of the regions with an active Stay Home Order were projected to meet the State’s black... Read More »