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Madera County Reports 4 New Cases Wednesday; Total Cases Now 178

MADERA — Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) reported four more cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

The latest victims, three males ranging in age from 20s to 70s and one female in her 20s, all are in home isolation, with one of the cases contracted via “community spread,” according to MCDPH.

Including Wednesday’s newest cases, Madera County has now recorded a total of 178 confirmed cases.

According to MCDPH’s latest report, the county currently has 58 active COVID-19 cases, with the majority of those victims in home isolation.

Four of the active cases currently are being treated in the hospital, with one man in his 70s hospitalized while battling COVID-19 since late March.

So far, Madera County has recorded three COVID-19-related fatalities, including a woman in her 80s who died last week (June 1) at Saint Agnes Hospital.

To date, 117 local virus victims have made full recoveries while county officials are currently monitoring 217 individuals for signs of coronavirus.

To check the most recent update from MCDPH, click here.

On Tuesday, MCDPH unveiled a new data dashboard on its website that details additional information about virus victims.

According to the dashboard, 21 COVID-19 have been confirmed in Reporting Area D — which includes the eastern Madera County communities. 

As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, there were 139,149 confirmed COVID-19 cases across California, with the total number of deaths statewide now at 4,838.

Nationwide, there have now been 2.1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, with the U.S. death toll at 114,000.

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