COVID-19 in the Bay Area, April 16

One month into the Bay Area’s coronavirus shutdown, the impact on the economy is stunning.

A total of 661,000 people filed for unemployment in California just last week, bringing the total for the state over the last month to 2.82 million unemployment claims. That represents one in every seven Californians in the state’s labor pool.

Stay up to date with the virus’ spread with our Bay Area county-by-county map and our California-wide map.


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If you are laid off or have hours cut in the crisis, here’s how to apply for state support
These Bay Area companies are hiring during the coronavirus crunch

Live updates:

San Mateo-based GoPro has cut 200 jobs, more than 20 percent of its workforce, saving about $100 million this year and $250 million in 2021. – Rex Crum, 6:56 a.m.

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