MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. (KION) Update 7/07/20: Monterey County has announced two additional deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 17 deaths overall.
Monterey County health confirms both of the deceased were adults, one of which had underlying health conditions.
No other info has been provided, however the new data comes as 88 additional cases have been confirmed.
As of July 7, 38 are currently hospitalized for treatment due to COVID-19, with 6 in Monterey County ICU beds.
UPDATE 6/30/20 9:41 a.m.: Monterey County health has updated its listing to show a 15th death related to COVID-19.
The county said the person who died was an adult with no significant underlying health conditions.
The county says 37 additional cases are confirmed as well, bringing the total to 1,642.
California Department of Public Health Data on hospitalizations lists 26 covid-positive patients as currently hospitalized. 10 are in ICU units at this time.
The state says Monterey County has 79 available beds in ICU.
UPDATE 6/29 9:13 a.m.: Another COVID-19 related death has been reported in Monterey County.
This brings the total number of deaths to 14.
The county also says there have been 57 new cases in the last 24 hours.
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This is the 13th COVID-19 death in Monterey County. It was reported Sunday morning.
The health department said the person who died was an adult, but said it would not release any more details.
The county also reports 104 new cases, the largest single day increase so far, but the health department said the number includes some cases reported Friday and Saturday. The health department said it is due to issues with the statewide CaLREDIE surveillance system that happened Friday.