A faculty member cheers on 2020 graduates of Cal State San Marcos as the students participated in a car parade through campus on Friday because of the pandemic. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Here is a list of the major developments in the coronavirus epidemic facing San Diego County, updated at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 16.

There have been 5,662 cases and 209 deaths among San Diego County residents as of Saturday afternoon.

Across California there have been 76,793 cases and 3,204 deaths as of Saturday afternoon.

Across the United States, there have been 1,467,796 cases and 88,754 deaths as of Saturday afternoon, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported 139 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths as testing set a record for the third day in a row.

Several hundred protesters, many not wearing face coverings, rallied in front of the San Diego County Administration building to demand a full reopening of San Diego despite the coronavirus pandemic. Former Mayor Roger Hedgecock and county Supervisor Jim Desmond spoke at the rally.

California’s undocumented immigrants can begin applying Monday for disaster relief payments of up to $1,000 per household under Gov. Gavin Newsom’s coronavirus emergency assistance plan.

Teachers could face layoffs because of a revised state budget that cuts public education funding more than during the Great Recession a decade ago.

Guillermo Rodriguez writes that the pandemic has highlighted another inequality across the state — one-third of California residents don’t have access to safe, welcoming parks.

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Chris Jennewein

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