Sonora, CA– Tuolumne County reports 73 brand-new community cases and 2 brand-new Sierra Conservation Center prisoner cases. There are 296 active cases including 14 who are hospitalized. Public health kept in mind the states dashboard for Tuolumne County showing the health center status with all 6 ICU beds being used and more hospitalizations than during the previous rise, the chart revealing 14-day average with information current to yesterday.
Tuolumne Public health officials state, “As we continue to experience an incredibly high rate of new cases daily, Public Health continues to highly encourage everybody who is qualified to get vaccinated, as the most essential step we can require to minimize the spread of disease and avoid major disease and death, along with decrease the impact to our health care system. In addition, the continued practice of other preventive actions like wearing a mask in public, keeping your distance, avoiding crowds, cleaning hands, and staying at home when ill will help slow the spread of the infection.”.
Tuolumne Testing The State testing site, presently at Tuolumne Memorial Hall, will begin operations 7 days a week starting this Friday, August 13th, from 7 AM to 7 PM. Outcomes through the LHI State testing site are reversing rapidly at this time, presently in between 24-48 hours.
Wednesday, Aug. 18th the testing website will return to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora and is planned to be open every day. Due to increased need, visits must be made rather than walking in. Consultations can be set up at www.lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123. Testing is also available through Rapid Care or the medical facility emergency situation department if you are experiencing any symptoms, or call your doctor.
Tuolumne Report Continues The overall existing case rate, a 14-day rolling average for Tuolumne County is 52.7 per 100,000 population. The case rate for vaccinated individuals is 13.6 and for unvaccinated is 80.0.
The gender and age breakdown for the 71 community cases is; 3 women and 1 kid age 0-11, 0 women and 1 kid age 12-17, 6 ladies and 6 men age 18-29, 5 ladies and 8 men age 30-39, 8 females and 8 males age 40-49, 6 females and 3 guys age 50-59, 5 women and 6 men age 60-69, and 3 women and 2 men age 70 to 79.
7 of the new cases were vaccinated, 3 with Moderna, 3 with Pfizer and 1 with J&J. Out of 779 cases, considering that June 15 when the very first immunized person was reported to have a break-through Covid infection, 75 overall have actually been recognized; 39 Moderna, 24 Pfizer, 6 J&J, 2 not identified and 2 others partly immunized. Public health notes that 72% of the vaccine doses administered by Public Health have actually been the Moderna vaccine. They state “The small number of cases among vaccinated individuals does not always show a lesser level of security of one vaccine over another.”.
A total of 21,987 Tuolumne homeowners are fully immunized and 3,573 are partially immunized. The vaccination rate is 52% of qualified people in Tuolumne, those age 12 and older.
The California department of corrections reports 77 active cases at the Sierra Conservation Center (SCC). A total of 68% of the 3,310 prisoners the prison manages, that includes all southern fire camps, are fully vaccinated and 1,470 prisoner cases have been dealt with. There have been no deaths of any prisoners due to Coivd-19.
Calaveras County Public Health is reporting 25 new cases considering that the other day, 136 active cases, and one active Covid hospitalization with four ICU beds available. 7 of the cases are age 0-17 and there are 4 brand-new cases in people 65 years and older. Given that the pandemic started they have had 277 Covid-19 positive people who are 17 and under and 494 Covid-19 positive people 65 and over. Calaverass greatest active cases peaked at 123 during the first COVID-19 surge in December/January.
Mariposa Public Health reports 25 new cases, consisting of five children age 0-11, 3 age 12-17, and 3 age 60 or over. Mariposas highest active case count from the previous surge was 54 on January 4th.
The California Department of Public Health and local County Health Department provided masking guidance for universal masking inside as detailed here. Details and assistance on seclusion and quarantine is available at https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Guidance-on-Isolation-and-Quarantine-for-COVID-19-Contact-Tracing.aspx Guidelines for self-care and more ideas from the CDC are here.
Vaccine appointments can be made at local drug stores and through myturn.ca.gov or by calling 833-422-4255. Anyone 12 and older is eligible for the COVID vaccine, Pfizer is authorized for anybody over age 12. If you have concerns about MyTurn and the registration process, call Tuolumne Public Health at 533-7440 or email Health@tuolumnecounty.ca.gov.
A 14-day average of Tuolumne County Hospitalizations with a one day lag.
For other county-level data see our page here
Visit our Health Section, under the “Community” tab or keyword: health. All of our Coronavirus updates are here.
Written by Sabrina Biehl.
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Sonora, CA– Tuolumne County reports 73 new neighborhood cases and 2 brand-new Sierra Conservation Center prisoner cases. Out of 779 cases, considering that June 15 when the very first vaccinated individual was reported to have a break-through Covid infection, 75 overall have actually been recognized; 39 Moderna, 24 Pfizer, 6 J&J, 2 not identified and 2 others partially vaccinated. Calaveras County Public Health is reporting 25 brand-new cases since yesterday, 136 active cases, and one active Covid hospitalization with four ICU beds available. 7 of the cases are age 0-17 and there are 4 brand-new cases in individuals 65 years and older. Mariposa Public Health reports 25 brand-new cases, consisting of five kids age 0-11, 3 age 12-17, and 3 age 60 or over.