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San Francisco declares state of emergency over coronavirus

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San Francisco And Gavin Newsom discussed on 1A

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KQED Radio

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San Francisco health officials have declared a state of emergency because of coronavirus concerns as KQED's Shannon Lynn reports the announcement comes as the disease forces tech giants to cancel trade shows and stole production targets there are currently ten reported cases of cove in nineteen in the state none of which are in San Francisco the department of health officer Tomasz ari Cohn says this new status will strengthen the city's preparedness efforts everybody needs to be better prepared not just outpatient clinics hospitals public health there's a lot of work that we have to do to make sure that people in the community are prepared for community transmission should start happening the declaration will streamline the city's resources and coordinate across agencies to educate local communities the city will also qualify for federal and state reimbursements San Diego and Santa Clara county have also declared similar state of