A San Diego policeman was busy telling people that the Pacific Beach boardwalk is closed.
A San Diego policeman telling people that the Pacific Beach boardwalk is closed. Photo by Chris Stone

Here is a list of the major developments in the coronavirus epidemic facing San Diego County, updated at 9 p.m. on Monday.

There have been 603 cases of coronavirus disease and seven deaths among San Diego County residents as of late Monday afternoon.

Across California there have been 5,763 cases and 135 deaths as of 2 p.m. Sunday.

The number of coronavirus cases in San Diego County increased by 84 to 603, but no new deaths were reported.

The county will restrict cruise ship operations after Tuesday, allowing ships to dock only to take on supplies, and only to disembark passengers or crew in emergencies.

Gov. Gavin Newsom is expressing confidence that California has the capacity to produce enough ventilators to meet its projected needs in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer issued an executive order declaring all city employees as disaster service workers, putting them on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19.

More than 5,300 applications were submitted for San Diego’s recently opened Small Business Relief Fund for businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Parks in Vista will be closed starting Monday in an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus by encouraging social distancing.

The San Diego Housing Commission has created a web page that provides information to residents and small businesses explaining how to avoid eviction under the city’s temporary eviction moratorium.

UC San Diego researchers and Orange County-based medical diagnostic company Fluxergy have asked the Food and Drug Administration for emergency approval of a high-speed test for COVID-19.

The San Diego-built hospital ship USNS Comfort, the East Coast sister ship of the USNS Mercy, arrived in New York harbor to help relieve that city’s crowded hospitals as COVID-19 cases rise.

California National Guard personnel have helped distribute 1.3 million meals so far as part of the state’s coronavirus relief efforts.

Amid the pandemic, San Diego’s theaters have intrepidly and inventively stepped up to the challenge of connecting with remote audiences via technology.

The popular annual Sun & Sea Festival scheduled for July 18 in Imperial Beach is being postponed. A new date has not yet been set.

Take-out food is the new treat while San Diego is sheltering in place. Here are ideas to make the most of a take-out meal.

The San Diego Humane Society has changed its adoption process to a socially-distant experience, allowing prospective pet owners adhering to California’s stay-at-home order to adopt a new furry friend from afar.

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Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.