There’s no relief for Bay Area counties on the COVID-19 front as the state’s latest numbers show new cases and hospitalizations driven by coronavirus subvariants continuing their run. steady ascent.
The Bay Area reported about 42 daily new cases per 100,000 people on Tuesday, up from 35 a week ago. Eight of the region’s nine counties are among those with the highest infection rates in California, with San Francisco reporting 54 daily cases per 100,000 people. Health officials say the true number of infections is likely much higher due to people testing at home or not getting tested at all.