COVID-19 news in Berkeley: four months amid a global pandemic.
With some community members complaining of long waits both to get a test appointment and to receive the results, we surveyed the options offered by the city and how they are working.
Berkeley’s Chaparral House skilled nursing facility has had no COVID-19 infections or deaths to date, staff said Tuesday, despite being identified by the state as having had at least one coronavirus fatality there.
The city is partnering with LifeLong Medical Care to reach people at risk. A new lab at UC Berkeley can process the tests in 24 hours.
Hospitals have strict procedures on who should be tested.
Berkeley residents are getting tested for COVID-19 infections at lower rates than people living elsewhere in the Bay Area, a Berkeleyside analysis has found.
Mukund Raguram says providing health care and case management to unhoused communities in the East Bay is a team effort.
The city is closing its basketball courts and tot lots and working to set up eight new trailers where homeless people who are infected with COVID-19 can get medical help without putting other campers in danger.
Who’s next in line, where to get a shot, and more answers to your questions about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Roots Community Health Clinic is offering free testing starting Thursday, and Allen Temple Baptist Church and LifeLong Medical Care plan to open another test site soon.
The data mirror statewide trends showing lower rates of infection in vaccinated people.
There have been three COVID-19 fatalities in Berkeley since April 8, new data from the city and county showed Tuesday. As of Monday, only one death had been reported.