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Madera County Reports Another New COVID-19 Case Wednesday

MADERA — Madera County Department of Public Health reported one new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday — identified as “a female in her 20s.”

Wednesday’s latest case was transmitted “person to person,” according to MCDPH officials. The woman is in home isolation.

Madera County now has had 46 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with two proving to be fatal — a man in his 60s and a woman in her 70s. Both reportedly had underlying heath conditions.

Of the 16 current “active” cases, two of the victims have been hospitalized for more than two weeks, a man in his 70s and a woman in her 60s. Their current condition has not been disclosed by officials who are not releasing victims’ names, locations or additional personal health details due to patient privacy laws.

In Wednesday’s update, MCDPH officials said they are now “monitoring” 57 individuals for COVID-19.

Twenty-eight people around Madera County who have had the virus are now fully recovered. 

For the latest MCDPH update, click here.

As of 5 p.m Wednesday, there have been 48,565 confirmed COVID-19 cases across California, with the statewide death toll now at 1,923.

According to Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus tracker, nationwide there have now been 1,037,970 confirmed cases, with the pandemic claiming the lives of 60,853 Americans.

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