Clarification: Virus Outbreak-Shelter In Place story

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A man looks toward the skyline from Bernal Heights Hill in San Francisco, Monday, March 16, 2020. Officials in six San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a shelter-in-place mandate Monday affecting nearly 7 million people, including the city of San Francisco itself. The order says residents must stay inside and venture out only for necessities for three weeks starting Tuesday in a desperate attempt by officials to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – In a story published March 17, 2020, The Associated Press quoted a man employed as a janitor at the Boys & Girls Club in San Francisco. The story should have made clear that Miguel Aguirre works for a company that contracts janitorial services. After the story ran, he was told to work that day.