San Francisco extends stay-at-home order through May amid coronavirus

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed (C) speaks during a press conference as San Francisco police chief William Scott (L) and San Francisco Department of Public Health director Dr. Grant Colfax (R) look on at San Francisco City Hall on March 16, 2020 in San Francisco, California.

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Monday that health officials are extending the city’s stay-at-home order through May. Breed instituted a shelter-in-place order for the city on March 16 prior to California Gov. Gavin Newsom instituting a statewide stay-at-home order.

“We do expect some lower-risk activities to be allowed to resume soon, but for the safety of you and those around you we must build on the progress we’ve made,” Breed said in a tweet. 

She said that the city does not want to relax restrictions too early in case there’s a spike in cases.

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