MADERA — Madera County Department of Public Health reported five new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.
The latest cases involve a 20-year-old man, two 30-year-old men, a woman “under 20” and a 70-year-old woman. The under-20 female contracted the virus through person-to-person transmission and the means of transmission of the four other cases remains under investigation. All five are in home isolation, according to the latest update from the Madera County Department of Public Health.
As of Saturday, there have been 51 total cases in Madera County, with 19 cases currently classified as “active.”
Thirty COVID-19 victims are now fully recovered and one, a man in his 70s, remains hospitalized.
Two county residents have died from COVID-19 — a man in his 60s and a woman in her 70s. Both reportedly had underlying heath conditions.
In Saturday’s update, MCDPH officials said they are now “monitoring” 77 individuals for COVID-19.
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As of 5 p.m Saturday, there have been 53,346 confirmed COVID-19 cases across California, with the statewide death toll now at 2,178.
According to Johns Hopkins’ coronavirus tracker, nationwide there have now been 1.1 million confirmed cases, with the pandemic claiming the lives of more than 65,000 Americans.