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June 4 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Since February, 102 people have tested positive, with 17 active, 83 recovered; SBHS District Superintendent writes on senior graduations; county releases guidelines for petition circulation.

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June 3 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Ninety-six people have tested positive since February, 15 are active, 79 have recovered; last day for SBHS 10th graders to opt-in to CTE grad pathway is June 5; Kids at the Park event canceled.

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June 2 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Ninety people have tested positive since Feburary, 11 active, 77 recovered; San Benito County can now move to Stage Three of state's reopening roadmap; farmers market returns to Hollister on Saturdays.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David.

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San Benito County can proceed to Stage Three of reopening

Businesses will need to review guidance issued by the state before self-certifying.

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June 1 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Eighty-eight people have tested positive since February, 11 are active, 75 have recovered; Pinnacles National Park west entrance open for vehicle traffic and day use; Hollister allowing residents to make municipal payments online and by phone free of charge.

San Benito County interim Public Health Officer Dr. David Ghilarducci. Photo provided.

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Q&A: Public Health Officer David Ghilarducci on COVID-19

He talks about the recent increase in cases and why the 18-49 age group is seeing the most infections.

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May 29 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Eighty-seven people have tested positive since February, 14 active, 71 recovered; county issues second call for free masks for businesses; several car processions to celebrate class of 2020 and 8th grade promotions in San Juan Bautista.

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County issues second call for free facemasks for businesses

Meant to help businesses get restarted by providing free masks for their employees.

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May 28 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Eighty-five people have tested positive since February, 18 are active, 65 have recovered; State Senator Anna Caballero releases video PSA about importance of COVID-19 testing; library starts curbside pickup in June.

San Benito County Administration Building. File Photo.

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County health official attributes new COVID-19 positives to ‘people gathering more’

Of the 1,245 tests conducted at Vets Memorial Building, four have come back positive.

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May 27 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Eighty-three people have tested positive since February, 16 are active, 65 have recovered; hair salons and barbershops can now reopen with guidelines; library to start online summer reading program in June.

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May 26 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Seventy-six people have tested positive since February, 12 active, 62 recovered; Pinnacles open to foot traffic and bicycles, vehicles not allowed except for campers with reservations; Chamber of Commerce to host May 28 business webinar.

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Places of worship and in-store retail can now open with modifications

Under new guidance, places of worship can hold religious services and funerals that limit attendance to 25% building capacity upon approval by San Benito County Public Health Services.

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Brandy Applewhite in Stage One personal protective equipment. Photo provided.

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Caregiving in the time of coronavirus

Three caregivers talk about how they protect clients and themselves.

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May 22 coronavirus roundup for San Benito County

Sixty-nine people have tested positive since February, nine currently active, 58 recovered; two farmworker relief drives to take place in Hollister and San Juan Bautista on May 23.