•Confirmed cases in Alameda County: 3,097. Deaths: 94, as of May 28.
COVID-19 CASES BY CITY*
OAKLAND 1,093 +23 250.0***
HAYWARD 585 +12 363.3
EDEN AREA** 202 292.2
FREMONT 160 +2 68.1
SAN LEANDRO 149 +2 164.2
UNION CITY 120 +9 158.6
CASTRO VALLEY 114 174.7
NEWARK 96 +4 195.1
BERKELEY 90 72.3
PLEASANTON 59 72.6
LIVERMORE 50 54.4
ALAMEDA 46 +1 57.4
DUBLIN 26 39.9
FAIRVIEW 14 +1 130.5
PIEDMONT 13 112.7
EMERYVILLE 10 83.3
*As of Thursday, May 28.
**Eden Area includes unincorporated Ashland, Cherryland, Hayward Acres, San Lorenzo.
***Rate per 100,000 residents.
•Hayward’s covid-19 testing site administered its 10,000 test this week. The amount is equal to about 20 percent of all the tests given in Alameda County.
•U.S. covid-19 deaths topped 100,000 on Wednesday.
•Express Lanes in the East Bay will reopen on Monday. They include I-580, I-680, Southbound Hwy 680.
•BART plans to limit crowds to a maximum of 30 riders per train in order to maintain six-foot social distancing.
•Santa Clara County public health officer criticizes the state for loosening shelter in place orders too quickly.
•Oakland becomes the first city in Alameda County to surpass 1,000 total covid-19 cases.
•Alameda County had its highest number of new covid-19 cases since mid-April last Thursday and Friday.
•Retail stores can reopen, Gov. Newsom announced on Monday. However, not yet in Alameda County, which maintains stronger shelter in place orders.
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