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3 New Cases in Madera County; 1 New Case in Mariposa County

MADERA — Madera County Department of Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The latest cases involve two men in their 50s and a 20-year-old woman. All three contracted the virus via person-to-person transmission and are in home isolation, according to the latest update from the Madera County Department of Public Health.

As of Monday, there have been 54 total cases in Madera County, with 22 cases currently classified as “active.”

Thirty local COVID-19 victims are now fully recovered and one, a man in his 70s, remains hospitalized.

Two county residents have died from COVID-19 — a man in his 60s and a woman in her 70s. Both reportedly had underlying heath conditions.

In Monday’s update, MCDPH officials said they are now “monitoring” 87 individuals for COVID-19.

For the latest MCDPH update, click here.

Also on Monday, Mariposa County reported 14th case of coronavirus. All 14 of the victims there are part of a COVID-19 “cluster” connected to the county’s original case, health officials said.

As of 4 p.m Monday, there have been 55,883 confirmed COVID-19 cases across California, with the statewide death toll now at 2,276.

According to Johns Hopkins’ coronavirus tracker, nationwide there have now been more than 1.1 million confirmed cases, with the pandemic claiming the lives of more than 68,000 Americans and more than 250,000 people worldwide.

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