California officials extend Bay Area stay-at-home order indefinitely

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In Berkeley alone, there have been a thousand cases of COVID-19 in the past two months, as well as six deaths in the past two weeks, according to a city of Berkeley press release. Given a reduction in intensive care unit, or ICU, capacity, regional stay-at-home orders will not be lifted by the state until a four-week projection of ICU capacity is at least 15% in all Bay Area counties.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom provided updates on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic Monday, announcing that the Bay Area intensive care unit, or ICU, capacity has dropped to 0.7%.
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