Photos: Coronavirus brings San Diego a week of isolation in the rain

As COVID-19 continues to upend life in San Diego, the strain can be felt across our community. Photos from our work the past week show how property owners, renters and healthcare workers are all facing new challenges from the pandemic.

A sign in a window in Bankers Hill thanks healthcare workers, April 8, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Sharon and Barry Herbst, who own residential properties in San Diego County, are shown at their home in Escondido, April 7, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Dr. Young Suh, the medical director at the San Diego American Indian Health Center, works in a tent set up to screen patients for COVID-19 symptoms before they enter the clinic, April 8, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Joseph Shepherd, a physician assistant at the San Diego American Indian Health Center, adjusts his mask while working in his office on April 8, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

A medical assistant screens patients as they enter San Diego Family Care in Linda Vista, April 8, 2020. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Daniel Thomas sits in a hotel room in Old Town, April 9, 2020. He stayed at the hotel while his wife, Barbara, awaited the results of a COVID-19 test. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

From down the street where Daniel Thomas lives, he calls his wife, Barbara, April 9, 2020. Barbara was suspected of having COVID-19 and quarantined at their home in Old Town. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

Barbara Thomas catches a kiss blown by her husband, Daniel, through the window of their home in Old Town, April 9, 2020. Barbara found out later that day she was negative for COVID-19. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

As seen through a car window in University Heights, a storm brought rain to the San Diego area, April 7, 2020. The rainy weather lasted most of the week. (Zoë Meyers/inewsource)

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About Zoë Meyers:

Zoë Meyers
Zoë Meyers is a photo and video journalist at inewsource. To contact her with tips, suggestions or corrections, please email zoemeyers [at] inewsource [dot] org.