Omicron Surge not reflected in Bay Area hospitalizations – CBS San Francisco


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Omicron Surge not reflected in Bay Area hospitalizationsOmicron is much more infectious than the delta variant, but if you are vaccinated and boosted and are still infected, the symptoms are relatively mild. Kiet Do reports. (12-30-21)

Holiday air travelers see lingering chaos as the New Year approachesThursday saw continued cancellations and long delays at airports across the country as travelers attempt to navigate an air travel mess over the holidays. Kenny Choi reports from the OFS. (12-30-21)

Fairmont SF Gingerbread House Tradition ReturnsSharon Chin got a behind-the-scenes look at a holiday tradition that returned to the Fairmont Hotel this year. (12-30-21)

Precise Thursday evening forecastBrian Hackney has the Bay Area microclimate forecast for Thursday, December 30th.

San Francisco’s century-old bakery to closeA San Francisco bakery that makes traditional rice cakes called mochi will close after more than 100 years. Kenny Choi reports. (12-30-21)

Let’s Talk Economy: Fall in California Unemployment ReportsAlmost 50,000 people filed for unemployment in California last week, 6,600 fewer than the week before. Allen Martin chatted with former EDD Director Michael Bernick about what we can expect next year. (12-30-21)

Food for Bay Area Families: Truffle Shuffle Donates $ 100,000Truffle Shuffle donates 100,000 to the Alameda County Community Food Bank. (12-30-21)

High demand leads to long queues at Bay Area COVID testing sitesKPIX 5’s Shawn Chitnis looked into the high demand for COVID testing on Thursday – a demand that is not expected to abate anytime soon. (12-30-21)

Rainfall brings hope, but Tri-Valley remains in droughtThere is only part of the Bay Area that is still in a period of extreme drought at this time. Max Darrow reports. (12-30-21)

Storms pull California out of extreme and exceptional drought conditionsAn updated drought map and the season’s first snowfall show the effects of two weeks of rain and snow.

Mask warrants begin again in the Bay AreaThursday is the first day of reinstatement of the indoor mask mandate in all Bay Area counties. Jocelyn Moran explained to gyms how this affects plans to get people back in the New Year.

US Heads To 2022 With Record Rise In COVID-19CBS reporter Michael George takes a closer look at the record-breaking wave of COVID in the United States.

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Boy Scouts of Marin donates 54,000 pounds. food at the SF-Marin food bankChris Cardinal, Marin Cody Jang scouts, SF-Marin food bank

COVID MASK RESTRICTIONS: Bay Area Counties Require Masks in All Indoor Public PlacesBay Area County health officials are demanding that everyone wear masks in indoor public places in order to stem the tide of COVID-19 cases.

Today’s forecast: the latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamCold and sunny until the New Years weekend

KPIX 5 meteorologist Darren Peck explains how a week of storms impacted droughtAfter months of extreme drought, the winter onslaught in December significantly alleviated these dry and parched conditions.

Cold snap to hit South Bay for the New YearsIn the aftermath of a winter storm, unusually cold nighttime temperatures will persist in the South Bay for New Years Eve and New Years Day, raising concerns about homeless people. Reports by Maria Cid Medina. (12/29/21)

PG&E warns residents of Sierra could be without power for days after major winter stormTens of thousands of people in the Sierra could be without power for days, if not weeks, after a major winter storm dumped massive amounts of snow. Steve Large reports. (12/29/21)

COVID: Universal masking rules return across Bay Area due to Omicron surgeAs of Thursday, December 30, exceptions have been removed in all Bay Area counties for masking in indoor public spaces. Andrea Nakano reports. (12/29/21)

Fisherman’s Wharf crab season beginsTeam coverage of the opening crab season at Fisherman’s Wharf. (12/29/2021)


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