Here is a list of the major developments in the coronavirus epidemic facing San Diego County, updated at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2.
• There have been 3,842 cases and 138 deaths among San Diego County residents as of Saturday afternoon.
• Across California there have been 52,197 cases and 2,171 deaths as of Saturday afternoon.
• Across the United States, there have been 1,133,069 cases and 66,385 deaths as of Saturday afternoon, according to Johns Hopkins University.
• The county Health and Human Services Agency reported 131 new cases of coronavirus and five more deaths.
• Lifeguards are expecting to be kept busy at area beaches this weekend because of warmer weather and ocean hazards such as rip currents and sting rays.
• California schools could reopen for an earlier academic year, perhaps as soon as late July, to make up for lost learning time, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in laying out a course for easing his shelter-in-place order.
• This coming November, every one of California’s more than 20 million registered voters may receive a ballot in the mail — whether they ask for one or not.
• The Del Mar City Council voted 5-0 on to reopen the coastal city’s popular beaches at dawn on Monday with restrictions to ensure social distancing.
• Gov. Gavin Newsom revised the statewide stay-at-home order allowing for increased recreational activities, including golfing for single players. In response, a handful of golf courses have opened up in San Diego County.
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