One Death, 26 New Covid Cases In Tuolumne County

Tuolumne County Public Health reports that a man in his 60s died of COVID-19, he was unvaccinated. There are 26 new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday’s report with 21 unvaccinated. Active cases are 23 to 149 including 10 unvaccinated people who are hospitalized. The California Department of Public Health reports that no ICU beds available in Tuolumne are one less than the previous day, data are delayed by a day.

Today’s recently reported cases had 4 cases aged 17 or younger and 8 cases aged 60 or older. New cases of COVID-19 by sex and age: 1 boy aged 0 to 11, 2 girls and 2 boys aged 12 to 17, 2 women and 2 men aged 18 to 29, 1 woman and 2 men in their 30s, 2 women and 1 man in their 40s, 4 women in their 50s, 3 women and 1 man in their 60s, 2 women in their 70s, and 1 woman and 1 man in their 80s.

The total current case rate, a 14-day average for Tuolumne County decreased to 32.3 from 33.7 per 100,000 residents on Wednesday. One individual was released from solitary confinement today, a total of 5,782 were released from solitary confinement. There were 6,068 community cases and 1,621 inmates. The California Department of Adjustments and Rehabilitation (CDCR) reports no active COVID-19 case at the Sierra Conservation Center. The SCC manages 3,271 inmates including all southern firefighting camps.

Calaveras County Public Health reports 42 new cases since yesterday with active cases remaining at 23, including one Covid hospitalization. The new cases include 15 who are 17 years of age or younger, and 3 who are 65 years of age or older. Since the pandemic began, Calaveras has had 746 Covid-19 positive children who are 17 and under and 724 Covid-19 positive people 65 and older. Calaveras vaccinated 53.6% of its population eligible for vaccination.

Test on COVID-19 Public health recommends that if you believe you have been exposed to Covid, schedule an appointment to be tested 5 days after exposure and if you have any symptoms, try immediately. The Tuolumne County State test site is open 7 days a week from 7 am to 7 pm at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds. appointments can be scheduled at www.lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling 888-634-1123, the same website and phone number can be used to schedule tests in other counties. Testing is also available through a number of pharmacies, at Rapid Care, the hospital emergency department if you experience any symptoms, or contact your healthcare provider.

Vaccine against COVID-19 appointments and booster shots available for adults over the age of 18 as detailed here or for children ages 5 to 11 can be made via myturn.ca.gov or by calling 833-422-4255. Tuolumne County Public Health notes that it has extended the hours for our 5 to 11-year-old COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. The hours are now from 1: 00-6: 00 pm The clinic will be located. at the Public Health Department. They also state that the pediatric vaccine may also be available through a number of pharmacies and healthcare providers.

Tuolumne Public Health will hold a COVID-19 (Modern) clinic on Saturday, November 20, 2021, from 10:00 to 12:00 and 12: 45-14: 30 at the First Presbyterian Church located at 11155 Jackson St. Columbia, CA 95310. Initial vaccine series are available for those 18 years of age and older and additional doses / accelerators are available for those eligible. Entries welcome, appointments encouraged, to schedule go to myturn.ca.gov For more information call (209) 533-7440.

Vaccine appointments for COVID-19 are also available at local pharmacies. More details are here. Nominations for COVID-19 accelerators can be made at myturn.ca.gov. If you would like to receive a different boost from your initial vaccine series, call the Tuolumne County COVID-19 Information Line to arrange an appointment (209) 533-7440.

District / Date
Active
New
Overall Deaths
Amador 11/16 43 11 3,709 57
Skulls 11/16 23 42 4,167 85
Butterfly 11/16 48 9 1 529 17
Money 11/16 35 16 1,554 5
Stanislaus 11/16 1 546 78 80,311 1 398
Tuolmne 11/16 149 26 7,689 137

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