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COVID-19 Status Update for 06/21/2021

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for June 21 includes a way to request your digital vaccine record and updated local COVID-19 data.

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COVID-19 Status Update for 02/04/2021

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for February 4 includes tips for a safe Super Bowl celebration; an overview of the safety and benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine;  and updated COVID-19 data.

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The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is published daily to share important news and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to keep the local economy running. We remain here for you.

 

Hold the Line on Super Bowl Sunday: Don’t Reverse Our Pandemic Progress

Marin County Public Health is urging residents to make a goal line defensive stand against COVID-19 and not gather to watch this Sunday’s Super Bowl. Whether a fan is cheering for the Chiefs, the Buccaneers, the halftime entertainers, or just the commercials, everyone needs to root hardest for each other’s health.

Dr. Matt Willis, Marin County’s Public Health Officer, can point to data showing surges in coronavirus cases after major holidays over the past year. Local case rates have been steadily declining in recent weeks.

“I hope we’ve learned from our past holiday surges that reopening safely is in our hands,” Willis said. “This is one year when I’m less sad none of our local teams made it that far. Let’s not let Super Bowl gatherings reverse our progress.”

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recorded more than 976,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past week, and that weekly figure tends to spike around times of holidays and traditional gatherings. Contact tracing has proved that gatherings continue to fuel the virus’ spread both locally and nationwide.

Small private gatherings are allowed in Marin again, but only outdoors and with the following restrictions:

  • Masks and physical distancing are required
  • No more than three separate households should attend (including the host’s)
  • Gatherings should be two hours or less
  • Those with COVID-19 symptoms must not attend
  • Those at high risk of severe illness strongly encouraged not to attend
  • Singing, shouting, chanting, or cheering strongly discouraged

Read the full news release for tips to have a safe Super Bowl celebration.  

 

 

Learn more about the COVID-19 Vaccine:

How vaccines work

Vaccines help our immune system fight infections in the future. COVID-19 vaccines will protect us from the virus that causes COVID-19 without having to get the illness. 

It typically takes a few weeks after the last dose in a series to become fully protected. On the days after taking the vaccine, you may have a sore arm, aches, fatigue or fever, but these are not harmful. These symptoms signal that your immune system is developing protection from the virus. 

Benefits of getting vaccinated

COVID-19 vaccines are meant to prevent you from getting COVID-19 and from spreading it to others. The ability of COVID-19 vaccines to protect us from spreading the virus to others is not yet known, but is being studied carefully.

Read more at CDC’s Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine.

Vaccine Safety

COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the FDA have been shown to be safe and effective in clinical trials.

The first two vaccines are up to 95% effectiveness against a person becoming ill with COVID-19.

The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible. Learn how the federal government is working to ensure the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn more

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines in Marin by visiting our vaccine webpage, reviewing frequently asked questions, or our facts versus myths collection.

 

 

COVID-19 Data Update:

Below is a summary of today’s data now available on Marin Data & Surveillance webpage. View the page for a broader range of data, plus interactive graphs for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender, race and city/town/geographic region. Questions about the data? See our Data FAQ or contact us.

Other Marin County Data Dashboards:

 

COVID-19 activity in Marin:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Total Confirmed Cases

10,279

+ 72

“Active Cases” (Confirmed in Past 14 Days)

559

+ 7

Total Deaths

146

0

Total / Cumulative Hospitalizations

297

+ 1

Tests Conducted Among Marin Residents

323,404

+ 2,489

 

Current Hospitalization Data:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

23

  - 2

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census

4

  - 1

 

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative

704

0

Positive Patients at Facilities current

4

0

Positive Staff at Facilities current

8

0

Facility Patient Deaths

121

0

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths

82.9%

0 %

 

State COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from yesterday

California Confirmed Cases

3,294,447

+13,176

California Deaths

42,466

+655

 

 

 

Stay Informed

Follow the County of Marin on Facebook, Twitter, Next-door or subscribe to our status updates. Visit MarinHHS.org/coronavirus for resources to stay connected on the issue.

Helpful Links and Online Resources:

 

Contact Us. We Are Here for You.

Have questions?  We are here to help: contact our COVID-19 Response Team. Alternatively, you can contact the statewide COVID-19 Hotline 7 days per week by dialing (833) 422-4255 for general information about state COVID-19 resources.  If you’re looking for medicine, medical attention or have a medical related question, please contact your primary care provider or local health clinic. As a reminder, please only call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency.

 

Spread the word: How your friends and family can receive these updates:

  • Text "MARIN COVID" to 468311 to receive text message notifications      
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