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COVID-19 Status Update for 12/09/2020

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for December 9 updated COVID-19 data, a message from Dr. Africa about Men’s Mental Health, and a recap from today’s community conversation event.

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

 

 

Message for Men: create a conversation around mental health and suicide prevention

In Marin County, 74% of deaths by suicide are by middle aged men. Dr. Jei Africa shares a special message about men’s mental health and the cultural stigma around expressing emotions.

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You can help promote men’s mental health by participating in the Movember campaign, a national campaign designed to change the face of men’s health by growing a moustache, creating a conversation around mental health, suicide prevention and other health topics.

 

RECAP: Community Conversation -  “The Stay-Home Order: Q&A For Businesses”

In case you missed it, Dr. Matt Willis and Max Korten hosted a webinar for local businesses to provide a COVID-19 update, discuss the decision to adopt the State’s Stay Home Order restrictions, and answer live Q&A about the current status in Marin County.

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WATCH ON YOUTUBE (English) (Spanish)

Time constraints prevented all submitted questions from being answered during the live webinar.  However, answers will be added to the Stay-Home Order Frequently Asked Questions in the coming days.

In addition to the webinar, Dr. Willis also issued a letter to local chambers and businesses regarding the Stay Home order decision, including the status of our local intensive care unit (ICU) capacity.  Click here to read the letter.

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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

6,016

+ 57

Total Recovered (14 days post-diagnosis)

5,420

+ 51

Total Deaths

104

0

Total / Cumulative Hospitalizations

203

6

Tests Conducted Among Marin Residents

211,538

+ 4,094

*The last status update was issued Tuesday, December 8.

 

Current Hospitalization Data:

Note on hospitalization data: Marin Health and Human Services, in consultation with our local hospitals, is using an internal calculation for ICU availability that includes consideration for full staffing capacity. This methodology currently differs from the calculations used by state and reported on the Blueprint website.

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update*

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

20

0

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census

7

+ 1

Available ICU Beds – Marin County

11%

0

Available ICU Beds – Bay Area

20.7%

- 3.7%

 

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative

492

0

Positive Patients at Facilities current

13

- 2

Positive Staff at Facilities current

43

+ 1

Facility Patient Deaths

85

0

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths

82%

0

 

State COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from yesterday

California Confirmed Cases

1,420,558

+30,851

California Deaths

20,243

+196

 

 

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.

 

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Contact Us. We Are Here for You.

Have questions?  We are here to help. Our call center is available weekdays from 9:30 AM to noon and 1:00 - 5:00 PM. 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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