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Madera County Reports 3 New Cases Monday; Total Now 44

MADERA — Madera County Department of Public Health reported three new cases of COVID-19 Monday — “a male and a female in their 30s and a female under 20.”

The latest cases are all “under investigation” in terms of how coronavirus was transmitted. All three of the most recent virus victims are in home isolation.

Madera County now has had 44 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 15 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 out of respect for their privacy.

In Monday’s update, MCDPH officials said they are now “monitoring” 48 individuals for COVID-19.

MCDPH also reported 27 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 Monday, there have been 44,949 confirmed COVID-19 cases across California, with the statewide death toll now at 1,776.

Nationally, there have now been 987,022 confirmed cases, with the pandemic claiming the lives of 56,144 Americans, according to Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus tracker.

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