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Madera County: No New Confirmed Cases Since Saturday

MADERA — County health officials are currently monitoring 77 individuals for signs of the coronavirus. But for the past four days, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases countywide has remained at 30.

On Wednesday afternoon, Madera County Department of Public Health officials again reported “no new local cases” over the past 24 hours.

Only one person, a man in his 70s who contracted the virus through community spread, remains hospitalized in Madera County. Eight virus victims have recovered and two have died.

Statewide as of 9 a.m. Thursday, there were 19.127 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with the death toll now standing at 508. On Wednesday, Los Angeles County reported 29 new COVID-19-related deaths, the biggest daily jump since the pandemic began. L.A. County has seen 200 die from the virus since the pandemic began.

But in Washington on Wednesday afternoon at the COVID-19 Task Force’s daily press briefing, Vice President Mike Pence said:”We’re beginning to see glimmers of hope and signs of stabilization” in the nationwide effort to stem the spread of the virus.

According to its latest report, Madera County has now monitored a total of 507 people for signs of coronavirus. But Saturday (April 4) was the last day health officials confirmed a new case.

For the latest update from the Madera County Department of Public Health, click here.


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