Tulare County passes 100,000 COVID-19 infections

Tulare County passes 100,000 COVID-19 infections

New COVID-19 infections and deaths fell on the plateau in the week ending February 24, when Tulare County exceeded 100,000 infections since the start of the March 2020 pandemic, according to data released Thursday by the Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency.

The county experienced 1,853 new COVID-19 infections in the week ending February 24, while the previous week saw 2,006 new infections. So far in February, 6,448 people were recently infected with the virus, which is on the move with the fifth highest incidence of new infections since the pandemic started in March 2020.

New coronavirus-related deaths rose slightly week-over-week with 14 deaths reported by the county for the week ending Feb. 24. The county registered 11 new deaths, ending the week on February 15th. The previous week, 25 people died of COVID. -19 related causes.

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