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One New COVID-19 Case In Tuolumne, Regional Report

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Sonora, CA – Tuolumne County Public Health reports one new Tuolumne County resident has been identified with COVID-19. The individual is in isolation, there are two Tuolumne County residents hospitalized and two previously isolated cases have recovered.

This evening, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 6:00 PM, the County of Tuolumne will hold a webinar for businesses operating during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Topics will include an update on the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, details about the $10,000 Business Reimbursement Grant for Coronavirus Expenses, and how to get involved with the Small Business Development Center’s digital training bootcamps. The webinar will be held via the Zoom platform, register here.

California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy tier information updated on Tuesday. Public health reported their data is from the week ending October 10th and shows a case rate of 1.4 per 100,000 and a test positivity rate of 0.8% for Tuolumne County. Tuolumne remains in Tier 3- Orange. None of the counties reported below, have changed tier status. More about the risk categories in the state’s 4 Tier color-coded system for reopening businesses are detailed here.

Known Tuolumne tests: 12,381, positive 258, active cases 13, total recovered 227.  A total of 14 inmates who have recovered are included in Tuolumne County’s number of positive cases.

Daily COVID-19 Cases
County
Active Date New Today Hospital/
ICU
Alpine 0 10/9 0 0
Amador 8 10/20 0 0
Calaveras 12 10/20 6 0
Mariposa 2 10/21 0 2
Madera 305 10/21 8 3
Merced 304 10/21 29 20
Mono 8 10/21 1 0
San Joaquin 754 10/21 24 23/4
Stanislaus 232 10/20 13 59/14
Tuolumne 13 10/21 1 2
Totals (Cumulative) COVID-19 Cases
County
Recovered (increase) Total Positives Deaths
Alpine 3 (+0) 3 0
Amador 253(+2) 276 15
Calaveras 310(+2) 339 17
Mariposa 74 (+0) 78 2
Madera 4,668(+146) 4,928 73
Merced 8,957(+20) 9,415 154
Mono 168(+0) 176 2
San Joaquin 20,231 (+105) 21,473 488
Stanislaus 16,729 (38) 17,354 393
Tuolumne 227(+2) 258 4

For county population and other county-level statistics view our page here.

If you are having COVID-like symptoms, self-isolate and contact your healthcare provider or the Adventist Health Triage Line at 209-536-5166 Mon-Fri, or 209-536-5000 after hours. If you need immediate medical attention, please call ahead and go to Rapid Care or the Emergency Department. You can also visit www.valleycovidhelp.com for more information.

The no-cost state testing site currently located at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds will be moving to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora at the end of October. The site will be open for testing beginning Tuesday, November 3. Appointments can be made for testing beginning a few days before opening day at www.lhicare.com/covidtesting.

The testing site at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds is open Tuesday – Saturday 7am to 7pm. The site offers to test children ages 3 and older (accompanied by a parent or guardian). Tuolumne County Public Health encourages anyone concerned about possible exposure to get tested and essential workers are encouraged to get tested every two weeks.

It is important that people continue to follow prevention guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including:

  • Practice physical distancing at all times. Keep 6 feet space between yourself and others who are not part of your household. Stay in your household bubble!
  • Wear a face covering in public.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently.
  • Avoid gatherings of any size with people who are not part of your household.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Avoid unnecessary travel, and limit your outings to essential tasks.

Thank you for your support and efforts to protect the safety and health of our community

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