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This afternoon prior to the 40 new cases were added Mariposa Health officials said “July 22nd marked the start of an increase in COVID-19 cases like no other we have seen in Mariposa County. It took from the end of March 2020 to the end of December 2020 for us to even have 238 cases in our county. Mariposa County is experiencing our biggest surge in COVID-19 cases.
Tuolumne Public Health reports a brand-new COVID-19 death, a male in his 60s who was not immunized. The general public Health team offers its acknowledgements to the friends and families of the people.
Tuolumne Public Health reports 102 new cases determined since Friday. The total current case rate, a 14-day rolling average for Tuolumne County is up to 62.8 per 100,000 population from a previous high of 57.3 on Thursday.
The new cases include 17 cases age 17 or under and 18 cases age 60 and older. The gender and age breakdown for is; 2 women and 4 kids age 0-11, 7 women and 4 boys age 12-17, 8 ladies and 8 guys age 18-29, 8 females and 8 guys age 30-39, 11 women and 9 men age 40-49, 7 females and 6 males age 50-59, 7 ladies and 7 males age 60-69, 1 female and one male age 70 to 79, and 1 lady and 1 male age 80-89.
The California department of corrections reports 14 active cases at the Sierra Conservation Center (SCC). An overall of 1,554 inmate cases have actually been resolved which consists of all southern fire camps.
Tuolumne Public Health is carrying out a Pfizer COVID vaccination clinic as detailed here. Tuolumne Public Health continues to strongly encourage everybody who is eligible to get vaccinated, as the most important step to reduce the spread of disease and prevent major disease and death, as well as minimize the impact to the healthcare system.
Active cases decreased to 97 from 189 active cases Friday. Calaverass highest active cases peaked at 123 during the very first COVID-19 surge in December/January. There are 9 brand-new cases age 0-17 and one new case in people 65 years and older.
Mariposa County Public Health reports the most significant surge in COVID-19 cases to date with 40 brand-new cases because Friday, including 2 cases under 11, 4 age 12 to 19, and 12 cases age 60 and older. A total of 15 of the 40 brand-new cases were unvaccinated, 18 are currently under investigation, and 7 are totally vaccinated.
Tuolumne Testing The State screening site is at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora and prepares to be open every day from 7 AM to 7 PM. Due to increased need, consultations should be made rather than strolling in. Consultations can be scheduled at www.lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123. Testing is likewise readily available through Rapid Care or the medical facility emergency situation department if you are experiencing any signs, or call your health care service provider.
Existing guidance was provided for a third COVID vaccination dose for those who are reasonably to seriously immunocompromised. A vaccine can then be set up through their company, a drug store, or another vaccination center.
Anybody 12 and older is eligible for the COVID vaccine, Pfizer is authorized for anyone over age 12. If you have questions about MyTurn and the registration procedure, call Tuolumne Public Health at 533-7440 or email Health@tuolumnecounty.ca.gov.
The California Department of Public Health and regional County Health Department provided masking guidance for universal masking inside your home as detailed here. Information and guidance on isolation and quarantine is readily 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 tips from the CDC are here.
Tuolumne Public Health reports 102 brand-new cases identified since Friday. Active cases reduced to 97 from 189 active cases Friday. There are 9 new cases age 0-17 and one brand-new case in people 65 years and older. This afternoon prior to the 40 brand-new cases were included Mariposa Health officials stated “July 22nd marked the start of an increase in COVID-19 cases like no other we have actually seen in Mariposa County. Mariposa County is experiencing our biggest rise in COVID-19 cases.