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Update: 2 New Covid Deaths, 11 Cases In Calaveras, 23 New Cases In Tuolumne

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Calaveras County Public Health reports two additional deaths from COVID-19, a man and a woman both in their 70s. There are 11 new cases since Tuesday’s report, active cases decreased three to 21 including two Covid hospitalizations. There are seven more counted as recovered for a total of 7,004 and 57.09% of the eligible population is fully vaccinated in the county.

Tuolumne County Public Health reports 23 new Covid cases since Tuesday’s report, 10 are community cases, active community cases decreased 8 to 111 including two people who are hospitalized. There are 13 newly identified inmate cases at the Sierra Conservation Center. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) reports 27 currently active inmate cases.

The newly reported community cases include two cases age 17 or younger and zero cases age 60 or older. The new Covid cases demographics: one girl age 11 or younger, one girl age 12 to 17, two men age 18 to 29, one woman and two men in their 30s, one woman and one man in their 40s, and one woman in her 50s.

The total current case rate, a 14-day average for Tuolumne County decreased to 27.6 from 30.6 per 100,000 population. The case rate reached a high of 174.8 on January 24th. A total of 17 were released from isolation in all 10,182 have been released from isolation. The 7-day test positivity rate is 7% and 62% of the population eligible to get vaccinated has been vaccinated.

You can help slow the spread of COVID-19 by self-isolating when you have symptoms or a positive test result. Also, notify any close contacts you’ve had from 2 days before you became ill or got tested. Any close contacts should follow current quarantine guidance and get tested 3-5 days after exposure. If you are at high risk of severe disease or hospitalization contact your doctor to discuss potential treatment options.

COVID-19 Testing schedule an appointment at the LHI State Covid testing site at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds by going to www.lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123.

COVID-19 Vaccine The CDC recommends people receive a booster shot if they completed a Pfizer series at least five months ago, the Moderna series at least six months ago, or a J&J vaccine at least two months ago. Vaccine appointments can be made through myturn.ca.gov by calling 833-422-4255 or through local pharmacies, more details are here. California is moving to an “endemic” approach with the “SMARTER Plan as detailed here.

County
Date
New 
Active (Hospital)
Total 2022 All Cases (All Deaths)
Amador 2/22 (M/Th) 23 66 (9) 1,649 5,815
(70)
Calaveras 2/23 11 21 (2) 2,434 7,135
(110)
Mariposa 2/23 13 42 (26) 1,070 2,929
(20)
Mono 2/23 8 N/A 991 2,961
(8)
Stanislaus 2/23 130 4,401 (107) 33,167 117,972
(1,627)
Tuolumne 2/23 23 111 (2) 4,837 12,896 (169)
Reported cases at end of 2021 and 2020 Amador updates Monday and Thursday.

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