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COVID-19 Status Update for 09/22/2020

The status update for September 22, 2020 includes an update from the State on Marin’s Tier 2 status; an update from Dr. Willis on all things COVID-19, Updated COVID-19 Data and other updates.

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COVID-19 Status Update for 06/07/2020

The status update for June 7, 2020, includes updated Marin COVID-19 activity and a recap of news and announcements from the past week.

COVID-19 activity in Marin

Marin Confirmed Cases: 589
Marin Deaths: 17
Marin Persons Tested: 15,962
Marin Cases Recovered: 405
Marin Hospitalizations cumulative: 52
Marin Hospitalizations currently: 3
California Confirmed Cases: 131,612
California Deaths: 4,653

Residential Care and Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative: 34
Positive Patients at Facilities current: 1
Positive Staff at Facilities cumulative: 45
Positive Staff at Facilities current: 7
Facilities with positive Patients/Staff: 5

Recap of News and Updates from This Week

In case you missed it, here’s a digest of COVID-19 related announcements from the week of June 1:

  1. Additional Reopening Guidelines Released: On June 5, Marin Recovers Industry Advisors provided new guidelines and the “green light” for businesses within additional sectors to begin plans to reopen. Businesses in these areas must complete a site-specific protection plan that incorporates the new guidelines before reopening their business.  The new business guidelines can be accessed at MarinRecovers.com and are located below the “Reopening Guidelines” header on each of the pages linked here:

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  2. Health Officers Pledge Partnership during COVID-19:  On June 1, the public health officers of Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, and Santa Clara counties and the City of Berkeley issued a statement of commitment to continue to work in close collaboration on how to best protect the residents of the collective region.  The statement comes after media speculation that the group of health officers were no longer working together on COVID-19 tracking or Shelter-In-Place revisions.
  3. County Leaders Respond to George Floyd Death: This week, several County leaders and departments paused to respond to the death of George Floyd and the protests that have followed. Below are a few of the statements issued this week:
  4. Personal Protective Equipment Available for IHSS caregivers: the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority of Marin wants to ensure care providers of registered IHSS recipients are equipped with personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect both the caregiver and the low-income older adults and persons with disabilities that they assist. More information: (415) 499-1024
  5. Health and Human Services plan for Office Reopenings: With the green light for office space to reopen across Marin, many Health and Human Services offices will reopen starting Tuesday, June 9. With COVID-19 still present, services are still offered virtually, and anyone in need of HHS services should consider conducting conversations by phone or email when possible. Residents with in-person appointments are required to wear face coverings and follow posted social distancing protocols in compliance with orders from Marin County Public Health. County staff will do the same.

Looking for more data?

Visit our Data & Surveillance webpage to view interactive graphs for confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Data analysis is available by age range, gender, race and geographic region.  In addition, you can track the total number of local hospital visits due to respiratory illness -like activity, which provides situational awareness and could be an early indicator of potential hospital surge in Marin.

Visit our Indicators for Assessing Progress webpage to learn more about the data tracked by Health Officers across the Bay Area to measure progress in containing COVID-19 and assess to what extent we can continue to loosen the shelter in place order.

Where to get the latest information:

Have questions?  Individuals can contact Marin Health and Human Services with non-medical questions about the coronavirus by email or by calling (415) 473-7191 (Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 12-noon and 1pm to 5pm).