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Confirmed cases in Alameda County: 3,097. Deaths: 94, as of May 28.

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

ALBANY                <10
SUNOL                       0
OTHERS                 257+

*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.

It will be extremely difficult to reach 1,200 hotel beds.-Willie Hopkins, Alameda County General Services Agency director, last Tuesday, telling the Board of Supervisors that the goal of housing the unsheltered in hotels during the pandemic is uncertain because some hotel owners believe the shelter in place will be lifted quicker than expected.
The $106 million doesn’t exist.-Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan on why she voted Tuesday against a request by the Sheriffs Department for $106 million annually over three years to hire more deputies.
Tesla is restarting production today against Alameda County rules.-Elon Musk, Tesla founder, tweeting on Monday that he was reopening the Fremont factory in violation of the county's shelter in place order.