Calaveras County COVID-19 — September 15, 2020
Calaveras County Public Health COVID-19 Update: 3 New Deaths and 7 New Cases — Tuesday, September 15, 2020
On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, Calaveras Public Health confirmed 3 new deaths and 7 new cases of COVID-19 in Calaveras County. The latest fatalities include 1 female and 2 males all over the age of 65. All 3 deaths stem from the outbreak among residents of Avalon Health Care San Andreas. All individuals tested positive for the virus and were unable to recover. HIPAA privacy rules regulate the sharing of protected health information. No additional information is available about these individuals.
“Family and friends of the Calaveras residents who passed away from COVID-19 face a future without their loved one. Our deepest sympathies go out to those currently grieving,” said Dr. Dean Kelaita, Calaveras County Health Officer. “We must continue our efforts to slow the spread of the virus and protect our most vulnerable people. It requires everyone to work together from local businesses to each and every individual. Take action to protect yourself, your family, and your community. Practice physical distancing, wear a face covering, get tested, wash your hands often, stay home if you are sick, and avoid any gatherings where physical distancing and masking is not being followed.”
The 7 additional cases being reported include 1 female and 2 males between 18 to 49 years of age, 1 male between 50 to 64 years of age, and 3 females over 65 years of age. There were 3 cases reported in District 1, and Districts 3 and 5 each had 2 cases. There were no cases to report in Districts 2 & 4.
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