Tuolumne County Public Health reports 15 new community cases and no admissions from Saturday, April 9 to Friday, April 15. There are 20 active community cases, and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) reports no active inmate cases. Last week, including Saturday and Sunday, there were a total of 15 new cases.
The recently reported societal cases this week include an age of 17 years and younger and seven cases of 60 years or older. The demographics of the new Covid cases: a boy aged 12 to 17, a woman and a man in their 30s, two women in their 40s, two women in their 50s, a woman and three men in their 60s, and a woman and two men in the 70s.
The overall current case rate, a 14-day average for Tuolumne County, rose to 3.7 from 3.1 per month. 100,000 inhabitants. A total of eight more are considered released from solitary confinement, a total of 10,644 have been released from solitary confinement. The 7-day test positivity rate is 1.9% up from 1.1% and 63% of the population eligible to be vaccinated have been vaccinated.
Tuolumne County and all counties in California remain at the least severe “low” (green) Covid level in the community, according to the CDC, determined by factors such as new hospital admissions and hospital beds and based on the current level of new cases per year. 100,000 inhabitants in the last 7 days. Tuolumne and Calaveras are also at the lowest Community transmission level, but as seen in the picture, Stanislaus and Mariposa and other surrounding counties are in the orange moderate transmission level, and some coastal counties are at the highest transmission level determined by the CDC as new cases per capita. 10000 inhabitants in the last 7 days.
Positive actions to protect ourselves and those around us, including all those who are not fully vaccinated, children under the age of 5 who cannot be vaccinated yet, and those with weakened immune systems from illness, hospitalization and death from COVID-19 must be vaccinated (including a booster), wear a mask in public (Masking is not required but is still highly recommended. face covering here, requires that all persons, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask on public transport, in health environments and in emergency shelters and cold stores. Public health also recommends that people keep six feet away and avoid crowds whenever possible, wash hands and clean surfaces frequently and stay home when sick.
Calavera’s public health updated weekly on Tuesdays. On April 12, they had eight new cases since their last update last Friday. They reported three active cases and no Covid hospitalizations or recently confirmed deaths.
Mariposa Public Health reports 18 new cases up from six new cases last week (Saturday to Thursday). There are 11 active cases and no residents admitted with Covid.
COVID-19 test Mother Lode Fairgrounds has antigen and PCR tests and is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Book an appointment by going to www.lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123. In addition, the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools Office has rapid tests available to all public and private school students in Tuolumne County. Ask your child’s school office to pick up a test kit, or you can pick one up at the County School’s Office Monday – Friday at 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 175 Fairview Lane. It is not necessary to book an appointment and it does not cost anything.
Vaccine against covid-19 Tuolumne and Calaveras Public Health noted last week here that individuals can receive a second booster dose at least four months after their first booster dose if they are 12 years and older and moderately or severely immunocompromised, or 50 years and older. Another booster is also recommended for people aged 18-49 years if they received the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine as both their primary serial dose and booster dose. More information can be found at: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/clinical-considerations/covid-19-vaccines-us.html. Agreements in Tuolumne and Calaveras can be made through myturn.ca.gov or by calling 833-422-4255 or through local pharmacies, more details are here.
||Total 2022||All cases (all deaths)|
4/5 to 4/11
|Calaveras 4/6 to 4/12||8||3 (0)||2,552||7,280
|Mariposa 4/8 to 4/14||18||11 (0)||1,193||3,040
4/9 to 4/13
|Tuolumne 4/9 to 4/15||15||20 (0)||5,201||13,493 (181)|
|With reference to home testing, there are no Stanislaus updates.|