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Madera County Reports 43 New Cases; Total Rises to 1179

MADERA — Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) officials reported 43 more cases of COVID-19 today, raising the total number of cases countywide to 1179. As of 4 p.m. Friday, MCDPH is reporting 598 active cases — and 609 recoveries.

A recently added note on MCDPH’s website states that due to state standardization under the new Cal CONNECT system, Madera County’s daily reports now reflect the prior day’s statistics.

According to MCDPH’s latest update, thirteen people with coronavirus are currently hospitalized and eleven others have died.

A total of 13,826 county residents have now been tested for COVID-19 and according to MCDPH’s data dashboard, there have been a total of 58 confirmed cases in Reporting Area D, which includes the foothill and mountain communities of eastern Madera County. That number increased by one over the past 24 hours.

To check the latest update from MCDPH, click here.

No new cases was reported Friday in Mariposa County, which has seen a total of 35 cases, 29 recoveries and one death from COVID-19.

Across California, there have been 366,427 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported, with the total number of deaths statewide now at 7,511. 

Nationally, there have now been 3.68 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, with the U.S. death toll from the virus nearing 141,000.

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