COVID Swell in San Francisco: City Reports Highest Daily Case Count Since January
San Francisco reported its highest daily COVID-19 case count since January on Tuesday, with 323 new cases reported.
The city's seven-day average of daily cases has also increased to 215, up from 26 in early July.
Health officials attribute the surge to the highly contagious Delta variant and low vaccination rates in certain neighborhoods.
San Francisco has reinstated a mask mandate for indoor public spaces, regardless of vaccination status.
Officials are urging residents to get vaccinated and continue practicing safety measures to slow the spread of the virus.
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