COVID-19 Regional Report
Tuolumne County – The district health department of Tuolumn County reported with regret that a previously hospitalized case, a woman in her 90s, had died. They say the details are being investigated, the 67th death from the disease in Tuolumne County since the start of the pandemic last year.
There are five new cases in the community today a girl aged 1
Tuolumn County has a total of 4,139 cases distributed between 2,722 cases in the community and 1,417 cases to inmates at the Sierra Conservation Center (SCC), the California Department of Corrections said one case remained active. The total number of cases released from isolation in the community increased to 2,642, and the total number of tests performed was 94,801. The county reported 18,053 fully vaccinated residents and 4,061 partially vaccinated. As reported here, California allows children 12 and older to receive the vaccine. More information is below. The latest information on mask / face coverage guidelines is published here.
Calaveras County – Calaveras Public Health reported six new cases yesterday, with a total of 2,136 COVID cases in the county. Active cases increased from five to 12 and recoveries increased by one to 2,070 in total. No Calaveras resident has been hospitalized. A total of 996 men, 1,121 women and 19 without sexual contact were infected with COVID. The total number of people over the age of 65 identified with COVID has been 452 since the beginning of the pandemic. Calaveras reported 32,546 vaccinations and a total of 41,735 COVID tests.
Mariposa County – Mariposa County Public Health reported two new cases today of a 52-year-old woman who acquired it through a travel-related transmission and a 42-year-old transmission of an infected woman from the community. One case has been hospitalized and five cases are currently active. There have been a total of 450 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
Calaveras, Mariposa and Tuolumne remain in the orange layer of the state plan for a safer economy. Mono County qualified to move to the most restrictive Yellow Order and did not report any new cases in the last week.
Testing- The Mother Lode Fairgrounds test site is open on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 to 19:00. The Groveland website is at the Youth Center, 18950 Hwy 120 on Thursdays from 7:00 to 19:00. Individuals can choose the location of the site when they register their appointment at www.lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123. More details, including information on testing Calaveras, are in our event calendar here.
Vaccines – Tuolumne is holding the COVID-19 Johnson & Johnson vaccination clinic on May 19 in the Groveland area. For more details and locations or to register for an appointment, visit www.myturn.ca.gov. Individuals in Calaveras and Mariposa can also register at www.myturn.ca.gov to schedule appointments. You can also call 833-422-4255 if you do not have an email (Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 20:00, Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 to 17:00) for assistance. Due to technical problems, those who live in the area of 95223 (Arnold) must enter 95222 as a zip code when searching for a location.
Eligibility for the vaccine is open to anyone 12+ (Pfizer) and 18+ (Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) with a photo who is not currently suffering from COVID-19 or has had the flu in the last 14 days. More information on local pharmacies and other places offering the vaccine can be found here.
|County / date
|Amador 5/11||6||6||1,776 th most common||38|
|Calaveras 5/14||12||6||2 136||54|
|Mono 5/14||4||0||1,024 th most common||4|
|Stanislav 5/14||394||74||55 625||1,061 th most common|
|Tuolumne 5/14||13||5||4,139 th most common||67|