While business is slow or halted entirely, some businesses are using the time to make improvements. On Monday, workers repaired the roof of Osteria Stellina in Point Reyes Station on Monday. The next day, a stricter order limited construction to essential work.   David Briggs

The coronavirus is spreading exponentially, and an estimated 2 percent of West Marin has been infected with it, according to Dr. Lisa Santora, the county’s deputy public health officer. A more restrictive shelter order and improved testing capabilities should help slow transmission.

At least five Marin residents have died from the disease in the . . .