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Coronavirus outbreaks: Nine dead in Hayward nursing home, one family is suing, demanding a criminal investigation; Plus: SF faces the worst shelter outbreak in the country, and 200+ immigrant detainees stage a hunger strike in Mesa Verde ICE jail

0:08 – How COVID-19 has broken out in Bay Area nursing homes

Annie Sciacca (@AnnieSciacca) is a reporter with the Bay Area News Group.

0:21 – Adante Pointer is an attorney with John Burris Law, preparing a lawsuit over the death of an 87-year-old man at Gateway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Hayward. 

0:34 – Q&A: Public health expert on re-starting part of the economy

Art Reingold is the Division Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health.

1:08 – San Francisco Supervisors are set to vote on an emergency shelter measure

Supervisor Matt Haney (@MattHaneySF) represents San Francisco’s District 6. 

1:22 – what’s happening inside SF government

Joe Eskenazi (@EskSF) is an editor and contributor with Mission Local. 

1:34 – Immigrant detainees in the Mesa Verde ICE detention center in Bakersfield have launched a hunger strike to protest conditions and extreme risk of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Susan Beaty is Staff Attorney with the Centro Legal de la Raza – Immigrants’ Rights Project (@centrolegal)

Juan Prieto is an organizer with CIYJA, the California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance (@CIYJA) 

1:50 – KPFA News: Civil and human rights organizations have announced a plan to provide temporary shelters for people being released from jails and prisons in response to COVID-19. KPFA’s Luanna Muniz reports.

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(Photo: ICE detainees in Mesa Verde ICE detention facility, shared by Centro Legal de la Raza)

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