• Speaking at a virtual town hall Wednesday, a UC Berkeley biostatistics professor said that we won't have a clear picture of the coronavirus' spread for weeks. He also said that the "ironic" downside to "flattening the curve" is that there could be a resurgence of cases later among those who aren't immune. [CBS SF]
  • A Southwest gate agent at Oakland Airport's Terminal 2 has tested positive for the virus, and he last worked in the terminal on March 22. The employee used the men's bathroom in baggage claim and worked at several gates, all of which are now closed for cleaning. [KTVU]
  • The largest number of unemployment claims in U.S. history was filed this week: 3.28 million. [ABC 7]
  • One person was injured in a two-alarm fire that broke out around 2:30 a.m. in a parking garage and office building next to the Golden Gate Theater in the Tenderloin. [CBS SF]
  • Hospitals in New York are already seeing the harrowing scenes that Italy and China experienced in the last month, including one hospital that just saw 13 coronavirus deaths in one day. [New York Times]
  • Currently, half the beds at Kaiser San Jose are filled with coronavirus patients. [Chronicle]
  • The East Bay Regional Park District is closing many of its parking lots and gates through April 30, due to overcrowding. [SFGate]
  • Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts to healthcare workers if they just show their ID at the drive-thru. [ABC 7]

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