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County ramps up restrictions: Gatherings over 100 people banned, smaller events limited

Original post made on Mar 13, 2020

Gatherings of 100 or more people are now banned in Santa Clara County, the latest directive issued by Santa Clara County’s chief health officer as leaders attempt to slow down the spread of the new coronavirus in the community.

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Posted by resident
a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 13, 2020 at 3:21 pm

Does "gathering of 100 people" include regular business hours at restaurants or only special events? Are restaurants required to maintain 6 feet of space between tables at all times?


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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 13, 2020 at 3:24 pm

Will someone count the number of people in the libraries? Will they be kept below 100?


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Posted by Precautions Abound
a resident of Community Center
on Mar 13, 2020 at 3:29 pm

A lot of panic buying going on in the grocery stores + most restaurants are empty at prime dining hours.

People are staying home until this thing subsides.

Even church services will suffer the consequences of COVID-19.


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Posted by Kevin
a resident of Greendell/Walnut Grove
on Mar 13, 2020 at 7:16 pm

Libraries are all closed thru the end of April:

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