How San Francisco Beat the Coronavirus Outbreak
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- San Francisco is one of the US cities that have largely kept the coronavirus outbreak under control
- With a population of more than 800,000, San Francisco has reported only 7,000 cases and 64 deaths, infection and death rates that are much lower than most other US cities
- One of the city's health experts highlighted the lessons that can be drawn from San francisco's response, including early stay-at-home and work-from-home orders
- Health experts also note that Carlifornia is not only one of the states where people are required to wear masks, but also one of the few states where residents comply with the rule
- San Francisco has the third-lowest case rate and the lowest death rate of the 20 large cities, according to a flow chart by Dr. Bob Watcher, chairman of the department of medicine at UC San Francisco