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COVID-19 on the Central Coast

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SAN BENITO COUNTY:

San Benito County Health and Human Services confirms 311 total cases of COVID-19.

  • 35 cases remain active
  • 274 people have recovered
  • Two people have died
  • Nine travel related cases
  • 177 person-to-person transmission
  • 106 community transmission
  • 19 under investigation

San Benito County Health and Human Services says 6,223 total patients have been tested. 5,885 people have tested negative. Those tested range in age from 5 days to 101 years old.

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY:

There have been 537 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz County, according to the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency. Three people have died. Two were identified as being the result of community spread. 299 people have recovered from the disease. A total of 20,564 people have tested negative.

  • 198 person-to-person transmission
  • 87 community transmission
  • 69 travel related
  • 52 have been hospitalized

MONTEREY COUNTY:

There have been 2,419 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monterey County. Eighteen people have died. 1,377 have recovered.

The Monterey County Health Department says their total includes:

  • 2% travel-related cases
  • 43% community acquired
  • 55% epidemiologically linked to confirmed case

165 people have been hospitalized.

Over the last seven days, Monterey County has a positive test rate of 13.8%.

Overall, 31,795tests have been completed in Monterey County, with a positive test rate of 7.67%, according to the county health department.

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KION546 News Team

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