Coronavirus: What happens after CA’s shelter order expires on May 4? Things won’t go back to normal

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Sheltering-in-place has felt like an eternity for many people in the Bay Area, but when the current order expires on May 4, it doesn't mean we'll be able to go back to the way things were before the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

"As complicated as the world is right now, it does come down to a small RNA virus that is transmitted through droplets and that's really what we have to control," said Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, an infectious disease expert and professor at Stanford University.

The Association of Bay Area Health Officers is are now working on a unified plan that could potentially ease restrictions on what members deem to be lower-risk activities in 13 jurisdictions, covering Napa down to Monterey.

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