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COVID-19 Status Update for 05/29/2020

The status update for May 29th 2020 includes updated Marin COVID-19 activity, information about new public health orders and 6 new business areas that are allowed to reopen June 1, and a video from Dr. Willis about the next step in our Phase 2 reopening.

COVID-19 activity in Marin

Marin Confirmed Cases: 450
Marin Deaths: 14
Marin Persons Tested: 12,712
Marin Cases Recovered: 305
Marin Hospitalizations cumulative: 52
Marin Hospitalizations currently: 3
California Confirmed Cases: 106,744
California Deaths: 4,137

Residential Care and Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative: 33
Positive Patients at Facilities current: 1
Positive Staff at Facilities cumulative: 41
Positive Staff at Facilities current: 8
Facilities with positive Patients/Staff: 5

Looking for more data?

  • Visit our Data & Surveillance webpage to view interactive graphs for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender, race and geographic region.  In addition, you can track the total number of local hospital visits due to respiratory illness -like activity, which provides situational awareness and could be an early indicator of potential hospital surge in Marin.
  • Visit our Indicators for Assessing Progress webpage to learn more about the data tracked by Health Officers across the Bay Area to measure progress in containing COVID-19 and assess to what extent we can continue to loosen the shelter in place order. View a recent explanation of the dashboard from Dr. Matt Willis.

Additional Businesses Greenlighted for June 1 Reopening

Marin County is moving into the next round of its COVID-19 pandemic response, with further reopenings under the shelter-in-place order. Outdoor retail, office space, outdoor dining, and curbside library services join child care and summer/sports camps as business sectors allowed to reopen to patrons and employees as of June 1 if guidelines from Marin County Public Health are followed. New guidelines for those industries to safely reopen are available at MarinRecovers.com.

Businesses preparing to reopen must complete a Site-Specific Protection Plan (SPP) to define how a business will reopen in a safe and clean manner for patrons and employees. A SPP plan template is available on MarinRecovers.com to guide businesses through the planning process. The template combines state-level guidance published in the California State Resilience Roadmap and local Marin County public health policies.

Since Marin began sequentially reopening the county on May 4, 19 sectors of business have been allowed to reopen with public health guidance. Guidelines for the next stage of openings will include outdoor religious services and indoor retail. Barring any surges in disease transmission, those are expected to be released by June 12 to begin June 15. An overview of Marin’s business reopenings to date can be accessed online.

Video statement from Dr. Willis regarding June 1 reopenings

Today, Dr. Willis provides and update on businesses that have been given the green light to reopen June 1, and how we balance the reopening process knowing that COVID-19 is still present in our community.

Youtube Video
Remote video URL

New Orders for Parks and Short-Term Lodging

Two new public health orders were issued today:  (1) An order lifting all previous restrictions on motorized access to parks and beaches in Marin County; and (2) an order extending restrictions on short-term lodging facilities.

The new Parks order supersedes the May 15 order and provides local jurisdictions the authority to limit or prohibit motorized access as appropriate. In addition, portions of park facilities with high-touch equipment or that encourage gathering – including playgrounds, gym equipment, climbing walls, benches, picnic areas, dog parks, pools, and barbeque areas – will remain closed.

The other order limits short term lodging facilities – such as vacation rentals, short-term rentals, timeshares, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and other lodging facilities rented for 30 days or less – to cease all operations except to provide emergency housing in accordance with the order.

Both orders go into effect at 11:59 p.m. May 31 and will continue to be in effect, extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended.

Where to get the latest information:

Have questions? Individuals can contact Marin Health and Human Services with non-medical questions about the coronavirus by email or by calling (415) 473-7191 (Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 12-noon and 1pm to 5pm).