MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is reporting 109 new cases for the week ending Aug. 31, 2020 bringing the total cases to 3,783.
According to the MCDPH dashboard there are 533 active cases including 22 Madera County residents hospitalized in Madera County, with 3,196 recovered and 54 deceased to date.
Reporting area D which includes the following zip codes, 93601, 93604, 93614, 93626, 93636, 93643, 93644, 93645, and 93669 with a total population of of 40,031 has 277 reported cases.
372 were contracted through person to person with 210 community spread. Two are travel-related, and 3,090 are still under investigation.
There have been a total of 40,319 tests results with 36,539 testing negative out of a population of 157,327 (2019 US Census Bureau.)
MCDPH will have mobile drive-through testing in Oakhurst on Wednesday Sept. 2, 2020 from 8 am – 12 pm at the Mountain Christian Center located at 40299 Hwy. 49 Oakhurst, CA, 93644.
They will be in North Fork Tuesday Sept. 8, 2020 from 9am – 12 pm at the North Fork Recreation Center, 33507 Rd. 230, North Fork 93643.
Coarsegold will host the drive-through testing on Monday Sept. 21 from 9 am – 12 pm in the Coarsegold Village located at 35300 CA. -41 Ste. 104, Coarsegold 93614.
Oakhurst will again host the drive-through testing on Monday Sept. 28 from 9 am – 12 pm also at the Mountain Christian Center.
Appointments are not required, however to ensure you’ll be seen it is recommend you arrive early since it’s first come first serve. Mobile testing is expanded beyond adults to include children 12 & up when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Mobile testing is free and for Madera County residents only. Results take between 5-7 business days.
For more information about testing please visit the Madera County Department of Public Health testing webpage at www.maderacounty.com/covid19testing
For statewide info, please visit the state’s COVID-19 response page at https://update.covid19.ca.gov.
For more information from the CDC click here to be directed to their website.