8 COVID-19 related deaths and 12 new cases in Calaveras County

San Andreas, CA – Sadly, Calaveras County Public Health is reporting 8 new deaths from COVID-19, a total of 10.

The latest fatal incidents include 2 women and 6 men over 65 years of age. All Avalon Health Care tests positive for coronavirus and their deaths from outbreaks among residents in San Andreas, informing health officials. Due to state HIPAA privacy regulations, no additional information is being released regarding these individuals.

Calaveras County Health Officer Drs. Dean Calita said, “Our heart goes out to the family and friends of those who are away from COVID-19.” “Today is a great day because we also remember the lost life on 11 September 2001. We thank all the first responders for their courage and service. We take a pause to reflect lost lives for COVID-19 in Calaveras County and the heroism of healthcare workers who continue to provide valuable services during the COVID-19 epidemic. ”

Public health officials also reported that there are 12 new cases of coronavirus in the county. These include 1 female and 2 males between 0 and 17 years of age, 4 females and 2 males between 18 and 49 years of age and 3 males above 65 years. 4 cases were reported in district 1, 1 case in district 2 and 7 cases in district 3.

“Calaveras County is still among the California counties where the county risk level is high enough. This means that some indoor business operations are allowed to proceed with specific modifications. We must be vigilant. Dr. Calita said that people can help Calaveras reduce its risk by taking the necessary steps to prevent Kolaver-19 from being exposed. “Practice physical disturbances, cover your face, get tested, wash your hands often, stay home if you are ill, and avoid any gatherings where physical disturbances and masking are not followed.

The county has reported 298 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and recovered 259 and 29 cases are active.