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Convention Center To Open As Temporary Regional Homeless Shelter

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and City Councilman Chris Ward will hold a news conference at the San Diego Convention Center, where individuals experiencing homelessness will be temporarily housed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Golden Hall was also recently converted to a homeless shelter.
San Diego County Releases COVID-19 Cases By ZIP Code
The county released information late Monday night detailing coronavirus cases by neighborhoods.
PHOTO CREDIT: SAN DIEGO COUNTY
A county chart showing COVID-19 cases by ZIP Code is pictured in this screenshot, March 31, 2020.
In a press conference Monday afternoon, San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher warned that while information is available by ZIP Code of residence, it may not reflect location of exposure, in addition to the cases unaccounted for.
On their website, the county added more information may become available as individual case investigations are completed.
Otay Detention Center Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19
– 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2020
A person who works at the Otay Mesa Detention Center tested positive for COVID-19 after showing symptoms, CoreCivic announced Tuesday.
The detention center is operated by CoreCivic, a private prison company contracted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Marshals Service, to hold detainees.
CoreCivic said in a statement the employee's last shift at the facility was March 21 and they are currently being isolated at home. The contractor says that efforts are being made to contact anyone the person may have had contact with at the detention center.
In a statement, CoerCivic said: "The employee who tested positive had no known physical contact with the detainee population at this time. However, a full review is underway and we're working closely with our partners at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Marshals Service on those efforts."
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