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COVID-19 Status Update for 09/25/2020

The status update for September 25, 2020 includes guidelines for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos celebrations; updated COVID-19 data, updates on Woodward Fire, Red Flag Warnings and Hot Weather for weekend, and PSPS preparedness… Read More

COVID-19 Status Update for 08/06/2020

The status update for August 6, 2020 includes information on a COVID-19 survivor support group, new state regulations to better understand the impacts of COVID-19, and updated COVID-19 activity.


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The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is now publishing five days a week (Monday through Friday) and as needed, in order to share important news and resources in our battle against COVID-19 and to keep our economy running. We remain here for you.

 

“Survivor Corps” movement supports and mobilizes COVID-19 Survivors

Diana Berrent was one of the first people in her community to test positive for COVID-19.  While scrambling to get medical information and testing, she became an advocate and activist for herself and others.  While in isolation, she created Survivor Corps, a grassroots movement to mobilize the increasing number of people affected by COVID-19.  Her goal is to connect survivors with the medical, scientific and academic research community, to help stem the tide of this pandemic and assist in the national recovery.

Whether you have an active SARS-CoV-2 infection or you are survivor of COVID-19, join the Survivor Corps Facebook group to connect with others who are traveling on the same journey of recovering – physically and emotionally -- from this virus.

 

State Announces New Regulations to Help Understand COVID-19 Impacts

California’s Department of Public Health announced last week that it will now require providers and laboratories performing COVID-19 tests to expand the data they are reporting. The new regulations will continue to require the reporting of race and ethnicity data and now will require reporting a patient’s gender identity and sexual orientation. Expanding reporting will help to understand how COVID-19 impacts various communities.  [Read more]

 

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.

COVID-19 activity in Marin:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from  Last Update

Total Confirmed Cases**

3,031

+53

Total Recovered (14 days post-diagnosis)

2,655

+46

Total Deaths **

55

0

Current Hospitalizations*

21

0

Total / Cumulative Hospitalizations**

107

+1

Tests Completed in Marin

53,904

+399

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from  Last Update

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative

268

+13

Positive Patients at Facilities current

47

+11

Facility Patient Deaths

40

0

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths

73%

0

State COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from  Last Update

California Confirmed Cases

529,980

+5,258

California Deaths

9,869

+166

San Quentin State Prison COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Update

San Quentin – Total Confirmed Cases**

2,219

+7

San Quentin – Total Resolved Cases**

1,968

+1

San Quentin – Total COVID-19 Deaths**

23

+1

* Visit our Data & Surveillance Page for a breakdown of patient type (e.g., San Quentin case versus Marin resident)

**San Quentin cases are not included in Marin’s count for cases, cumulative hospitalizations or deaths [See our Data FAQ]. We report San Quentin data as reported by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

 

Stay Informed

Follow the County of Marin on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor 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.  Our call center is available Monday through Friday, from 9:30am to 12-noon and 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Please feel free to connect with us for general information and resources by calling (415) 473-7191.  We are also available online!  As a reminder, please only call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency.

 

Reporting Businesses in Violation of Public Health Orders

We know this is a challenging time. Those wishing to report a public health order violation by a business can submit their concerns online.  Please include the business name, address, and as much detail as possible regarding the perceived health order violation.  Photos and other documentation welcome, too. Reports will be forwarded to the appropriate governing agency for review and investigation.

Visit Marin Recovers Status list for information on business openings and guidelines and the current health order for information on face covering requirements, shelter-in-place and more. Keep in mind that the goal of the order is to educate and keep our community safe. While violations of the public health order are misdemeanors, making arrests continues to remain a measure of last resort for local law enforcement. It will only be considered after all education and voluntary compliance efforts have failed.

Be a role model and follow the order while encouraging others to do the same. If you see a business out of compliance, you can speak directly to the owner, and offer the link or a copy of the COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan as well as information about the Marin Recovers website. We’re all in this together and we all need to do our part.