Two New COVID Cases In Tuolumne And One In Calaveras
Tuolumne County — Tuolumne County Public Health reports two new Covid-19 cases since yesterday, a man age 40 to 49 and a woman age 50 to 59 who were not vaccinated. A total of 8 cases are isolating. Tuolumne County has a total of 4,173 cases split between 2,756 community cases and 1,417 Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) inmate cases, the California Department of Corrections reports no active cases. Total community cases released from isolation is 2,679 and the total number of tests administered is 98,937. The county reports 19,693 fully vaccinated residents and 3,725 individuals partially vaccinated.
Calaveras County – The Calaveras public health reports one new case since yesterday with the county’s total COVID cases at 2,193. Active cases decreased seven to ten total and recoveries increased eight to 2,127 total. No Calaveras residents are hospitalized with COVID. The total number of people over 65 years old identified with COVID is 453 since the pandemic began. Calaveras reports 35,001 vaccinations given and 43,741 COVID tests conducted.
Vaccines – In Tuolumne, Calaveras, and Mariposa schedule for a Covid vaccine by going to myturn.ca.gov. You can also call 833-422-4255 if you don’t have an email (Mon to Fri 8 AM to 8 PM, Sat and Sun 8 AM-5 PM) for assistance. Vaccine eligibility is open to everyone 12+ (Pfizer) and 18+ (Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) More information about the vaccines is here. Public health encourages everyone to get vaccinated to help keep you and those around you protected from Covid-19, as well as reduce the spread of disease in the community, and help get the county to a less restrictive tier. Employers and event organizers may ask if a person is vaccinated, individuals may decline to answer. Updated mask guidelines are expected when the tier level system changes which is expected June 15.
Tier Status- Calaveras and Tuolumne remain in the Orange Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a safer economy. Mariposa shifted into the Yellow Tier last week on May 25th. The State released this week’s Blueprint update today with data for the week ending May 22nd. Tuolumne County’s Case Rate decreased slightly from 3.0 to 2.7, and the Test Positivity Rate is 1.4 from 1.6 last week. Calaveras is at a 3.9 Case Rate from 4.2 and has a Test Positivity Rate of 3.0 from a 4.2 percent, Mariposa remains at a 1.6 Case Rate and a Test Positivity Rate of 1.0 from 1.6 percent. More details on tiers are on our COVID page here.
Testing – Sonora’s COVID testing is now at the Tuolumne Memorial Hall. The hours are Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 7 AM to 7 PM. The Groveland testing site remains open at the Youth Center, 18950 Hwy 120 on Thursdays from 7 AM to 7 PM. Due to low utilization and reopening of the youth center, this location will likely be relocated soon. Individuals can select the site location when making their appointment at www.lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123. More details, including Calaveras testing information, are in our events calendar here.
|For other county-level statistics view our page here.|