34 new community COVID-19 cases in Tuolumne County – .

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34 new community COVID-19 cases in Tuolumne County – .


Sonora, California – Tuolumne County Public Health has reported 34 new cases of COVID-19 in the county since Monday’s report. Of the 34 new community cases, 16 are hospitalized including 5 new hospitalizations, all unvaccinated. A previously reported case has been transferred to their home jurisdiction. There are 204 active cases, a decrease of 12 from yesterday. Public Health noted at the Tuolumne County Oversight Board meeting this morning that there were 15 currently hospitalized at Adventist Health Sonora, including two on ventilators.

The distribution by sex and age for the 34 community cases is 4 women and 4 men from 0 to 17 years old, 5 women and 4 men from 18 to 29 years old, 2 women and 2 men from 30 to 39 years old, 1 woman and 4 from 40 to 40 years old. 49 years old, 1 woman and 2 men from 50 to 59 years old, 1 woman and 3 men from 60 to 69 years old and 1 woman from 70 to 79 years old. Since July 15, there have been 78 cases aged 17 and under with 32 women and 37 men identified on July 26 – August 2. As detailed here on July 28, public health noted some cases in summer camps.

A total of 2 of the 34 new cases were vaccinated, 1 with Pfizer and 1 with Moderna. Out of 497 cases since June 15, when the first vaccinated individual was reported to have a Covid infection, 43 in total have been identified; 20 Moderna, 14 Pfizer, 5 J&J, 2 unidentified and 2 others partially vaccinated. A total of 21,805 inhabitants of Tuolumne are fully vaccinated and 3,411 are partially vaccinated.

The California Department of Corrections reports 108 active cases to the Sierra Conservation Center (SCC). In total, 68% of the 3,328 inmates managed by the prison, which includes all fire camps in the south, are fully vaccinated and 1,417 inmate cases have been resolved. The associated staff of 1,177 and 39% are fully immunized.

The state testing site at Tuolumne Memorial Hall is open Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Extended operating days are expected to be implemented next week and will include testing from Friday to Tuesday. 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The site is being moved to Sonora, Tuolumne Public Health says they will release more information as details are confirmed. Appointments are recommended, but appointments are accepted. Please note that the site may close briefly for meal breaks. Appointments can be made at www.lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123. The test is also available through Rapid Care or the hospital emergency department if you have any symptoms or if you contact your healthcare provider.

Appointments for vaccines can be made at local pharmacies and at myturn.ca.gov or by calling 833-422-4255. Anyone 12 years and older is eligible for the COVID vaccine, Pfizer is approved for children 12 to 17 years old. If you have any questions about MyTurn and the registration process, call Tuolumne Public Health at 533-7440 or email [email protected]

Tuolumne County Public Health continues to strongly encourage all eligible people to get vaccinated. In addition, the continued practice of other preventive actions such as wearing a mask in public, keeping your distance, avoiding crowds, washing your hands and staying sick will help slow the spread of the virus. The California Department of Public Health and the local county health department have released statewide masking guidelines for universal indoor masking, as detailed here. Adventist Health has detailed its response to the situation here. Tuolumne County has reinstated the mask mandate for those entering county government buildings detailed here.

Calaveras has 23 new cases since yesterday, 47 active cases and two hospitalizations, Mariposa has 9 new cases, 33 active cases and three residents hospitalized with COVID-19.

County / Date
Level color
active
Case
New cases
Total name of cas COVID
Deaths
Amador 8/2 91 24 2 025 39
Calaveras 8/3 47 23 2 344 58
Mariposa 8/3 33 9 530 7
Mono 8/3 29 13 1 079 5
Stanislas 8/3 1 114 120 59 756 1 097
Tuolumne 8/3 204 34 4 691 73
For other county-level statistics, see our page here.

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