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Four New Positive COVID-19 Cases And Fourth Death Confirmed In TC

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Sonora, CA – Tuolumne County Public Health has confirmed four new positive COVID-19 cases and also a fourth death related to the virus.

Of the four new cases, one is already recovered and two are in isolation. Health officials add that one person that had been hospitalized has since recovered.

Health officials also release new information regarding a woman in her 60s who died last week and had tested positive for coronavirus, as reported here. Her death was being investigated as to whether it was COVID related. In the department’s written daily update, it states, “Based on confirmed details, this was a COVID-19 related death, making this the fourth COVID-19 death of a Tuolumne County resident.”

To date, 11,032 coronavirus tests have been administered. The county has had 220 cases with 195 recovered. There are no individuals hospitalized, 7 active cases, and four deaths related to coronavirus.

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 is open at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds Tuesday – Saturday 7am to 7pm. Appointments can be scheduled ahead of time at: https://lhi.care/covidtesting Appointments are recommended. The site offers to test children ages 3 and older (accompanied by a parent or guardian).

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
Daily COVID-19 Cases
County
Active Date New Today Hospital/
ICU
Alpine 0 9/15 0 0
Amador 8 9/17 1 0
Calaveras 13 9/15 7 1
Mariposa 2 9/18 0 1
Madera 485 9/17 3 15
Merced 597 9/17 27 61
Mono 1 9/17 0 0
San Joaquin 847 9/17 78 62/25
Stanislaus 462 9/17 73 109/35
Tuolumne 7 9/17 4 0
Totals (Cumulative) COVID-19 Cases
County
Recovered (increase) Total Positives Deaths
Alpine 2 (+0) 2 0
Amador 226(+1) 249 15
Calaveras 279(+26) 305 13
Mariposa 71 (+0) 75 2
Madera 3,727(+21) 4,270 58
Merced 7,989(+39) 8,692 133
Mono 160(+0) 163 2
San Joaquin 18,447(+84) 19,701 407
Stanislaus 15,363 (+116) 16,150 317
Tuolumne 195(+2) 220 4

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