San Jose - Health & Lifestyle
Despite anger, cursing, protest, and even a brief chamber evacuation, the San Jose City Council voted unanimously to require proof of full vaccination at events held at city-owned properties that have more than 50 people in attendance.
Patricia Dowd died in San Jose on February 6th, 2020. Everyone believed for the last year that she was the first person in the U.S. to die from coronavirus, but now it appears she died weeks after several other people in California and five other states.
Significantly fewer people died from COVID in Alameda and Santa Clara than previously reported, officials say
Santa Clara County and Alameda County both overcounted deaths from COVID-19 by more than 20 percent, counting people who died from anything (say, a car crash) while they happened to have the virus.
California Ripped Fitness in East San Jose has defied county orders to close indoor operation since December racking up over $550,00 in fines and 35 complaints. The gym is protesting that gyms should be considered essential business since they promote a healthy lifestyle.
Google announced new initiatives to help more Americans get the COVID vaccine. The latest efforts include $150 million in donations to nonprofits and grants for Google Ads. The company will also be offering its sites for vaccination locations and add new panels to "vaccine near me" searches.