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Five new COVID-19 cases in Tuolumne County Friday report



Sonora, CA – Tuolumne County Public Health is reporting five new cases of COVID-1

9 today. Recently confirmed COVID-19 positive individuals are all in isolation. Public health further details the five cases belong to two different families with multiple cases in each family. There are 12 active cases, none are currently hospitalized and a previously isolated case has recovered.

Tuolumne County is in the Tier 3 moderate orange level of the state. More information on the risk categories in the 4-Level Color-Coded Status Blueprint System for Business Reopening is detailed here.

A total of 249 tested positive for COVID-19 this year and 219 were reported as recovered. A total of 14 recovered inmates are included in Tuolumne County’s number of positive cases.

COVID-19 cases every day
county
Active Date New today Hospital/
ICU
Alpine 1 10/9 0 0
Amador 9 10/15 1 0
Calaveras 6 10/16 1 0
Mariposa 1 10/16 0 1
Madeira 329 10/16 14 8
Wednesday 281 10/16 28 31
Mono 7 10/16 0 0
San Joaquin 695 10/16 41 29/4
Stanislaus 224 10/15 30 55/15
Tuolumne 12 10/16 5 0
Total (cumulative) COVID-19 cases
county
Recovered (increase) Total positives Deceased
Alpine 2 (+0) 3 0
Amador 248 (+2) 272 15
Calaveras 310 (+2) 333 17
Mariposa 74 (+0) 77 2
Madeira 4,434 (+5) 4,836 73
Wednesday 8,881 (+40) 9,314 152
Mono 168 (+0) 174 2
San Joaquin 20.008 (+61) 21.187 484
Stanislaus 16,508 (24) 17.130 388
Tuolumne 219 (+1) 249 4

For county population and other county-level statistics, see our page here.

If you have COVID-like symptoms, self-isolate and contact your doctor or the Adventist Health Triage Line at 209-536-5166 Monday through Friday or 209-536-5000 out of hours. If you need immediate medical attention, call ahead and go to Rapid Care or the emergency room. You can also visit www.valleycovidhelp.com for more information.

The free state testing site currently located at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds will move to Sonora’s Mother Lode Fairgrounds at the end of October. The site will be open for testing starting Tuesday 3 November. Appointments for testing starting a few days before the opening day can be made at www.lhicare.com/covidtesting.

The test site at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds is open Tuesday through Saturday from 7am to 7pm. The site offers to test children aged 3 and over (accompanied by a parent or guardian). Tuolumne County Public Health encourages anyone concerned about possible exposure to get tested, and essential workers are encouraged to get tested every two weeks.

It is important that people continue to follow prevention guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including:

  • Practice physical distances at all times. Keep a space of 1.8 meters between you and others who are not part of your family. Stay in your family bubble!
  • Wear a face cover in public.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently.
  • Avoid meetings of any size with people who are not part of your family.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Avoid unnecessary travel and limit your outings to essential activities.

Thank you for your support and efforts to protect the safety and health of our community


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