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The L452R variant of Covid-19—being identified by viral genomic sequencing in San Francisco, Monterey and Santa Clara counties—has been linked to the outbreak at Kaiser Permanente's San Jose Medical Center that led to several dozen infections and possibly one death, as well as other large outbreaks in Santa Clara County.
Since the Covid-19 pandemic started, Coastal Kids Home Care—a regional nonprofit that provides specialized home healthcare for children living with illness and disability—has seen demand for its services skyrocket.
Santa Clara County reached another “sobering milestone” in the fight against the novel coronavirus, as the number of deaths from Covid-19 surpassed 1,000 on Jan. 13.
Last summer’s wildfires had Silicon Valley glued to its screens to track multiple blazes as they encroached from different directions.
Santa Clara County residents age 75 and older are now eligible for a Covid-19 vaccination through certain healthcare providers, according to county officials.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office on Jan. 12 announced it is assembling a “special task force” to investigate and combat right-wing terrorists.
Santa Clara County prosecutors are cracking down on people—and particularly inmates—who’ve scammed taxpayers out of a fortune in ill-gotten unemployment benefits.
The Valley Transportation Authority will increase the frequency of seven key bus routes—including the 68 line that makes dozens of stops in South County—as of Feb. 8.
Second Harvest Food Bank spokeswoman Suzanne Willis says the struggles of hungry families are often intertwined with housing insecurity, job insecurity and all forms of social, racial and economic injustices.
With at least 632 fatalities attributed to Covid-19 so far in 2020, the virus is projected to be the third leading cause of death in Santa Clara County this year, according to public health officials.