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COVID-19 Status Update for 11/24/2020

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for November 24 includes a new Blueprint update from the state; A message from Dr. Matt Willis; A special webinar for youth sports organizers, and updated COVID-19 Data.

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COVID-19 Status Update for 10/23/2020

The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for October 23 includes a video message about gratitude during a crisis; updated COVID-19 data; a red flag warning; a potential public safety power shutoff warning.

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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.

 

VIDEO: Gratitude During A Crisis

Dr. Jei Africa, director of the County’s Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division, shares a message of how taking time each day to reflect on the things and relationships in our life that bring us hope and optimism can help us managing stress during a crisis.

Youtube Video
Remote video URL

 

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 Status Update*

Total Confirmed Cases

4,818

+ 12

Total Recovered (14 days post-diagnosis)

4,587

+ 15

Total Deaths

100

0

Current Hospitalizations

6

+ 1

Total / Cumulative Hospitalizations

169

0

Tests Completed in Marin

92,185

+ 593

* The Marin County COVID-19 Status Update is published Monday – Friday. Monday editions of the status update include data from Monday plus Saturday and Sunday of the previous weekend. Therefore, data shown under the “change from last update” heading will always be larger on Mondays and differ from what is published on the Coronavirus in Marin homepage, which is updated 7 days per week. 

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative

457

0

Positive Patients at Facilities current

2

0

Positive Staff at Facilities current

6

- 1

Facility Patient Deaths **

83

+ 2

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths **

83 %

+ 2

**Two new facility deaths were reported as part of Marin’s total death count earlier this week. However, the facility classification was delayed and not reported until today.

State COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from yesterday

California Confirmed Cases

886,865

+ 6,141

California Deaths

17,262

+ 73

 

 

In Other News… (Non-COVID Updates)

While the following is not related to COVID, it is news from Marin County's Emergency Operations Center that we thought you should know about.

 

PG&E Warns of Potential Power Shut Off for Part of Marin County

Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) has notified the Marin County Office of Emergency Services that Marin County is under a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) “Watch Alert” in response to dry conditions, widespread strong and gusty winds, and a Red Flag Warning issued by the National Weather Service. 

The “Watch Alert” is in affect for approximately 20,000 customers in coastal and higher elevation (hillside) communities for the afternoon of Sunday, October 25 through Tuesday, October 27.  Residents should prepare for the possibility of losing power during that time frame. The exact time and location(s) of the potential power outages is unknown and will be determined by PG&E, which plans to issue initial potential outage maps by Friday evening, 8:00pm. 

PSPS Preparation Resources

 

Fire Season Rages On:  More “Red Flag” Days in Marin’s Future

The National Weather Service has issued yet another Red Flag Warning for Marin County. This time, it affects the entire county and stretches from Sunday morning through 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are expected during this time frame for strong wind gusts and hot, dry conditions. Residents are advised to exercise extreme caution during the Red Flag Warning because a simple spark could cause a major wildfire, including the use of equipment and machinery as well as smoking.

Red Flag Warning & Wildfire Preparedness Information Resources

 

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.

 

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