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COVID-19 Status Update for 12/30/2020

Marin County COVID-19 Status Update for December 30 includes new cash grants for small businesses; a virtual conversation between Gov. Newsom and Dr. Fauci; a reminder of holiday hours; 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.

 

Holiday Schedule for COVID-19 Updates

Some of our services will pause this week in observance of the New Year Day holiday. Here’s an overview:

  • COVID-19 Call Center: Closing at 1pm on Thursday, December 31; closed January 1-3, reopening Monday, January 4 at 9:30am.
  • Data and Surveillance Webpage: no updates on December 31 and January 1, but updates will resume on January 2.  However, the data snapshot found on https://coronavirus.marinhhs.org homepage will continue to update every day.
  • Marin County COVID-19 Status Update: will pause on Thursday and Friday in recognition of the holiday, but will be back in your inbox on Saturday, January 2. 

 

Cash Grants Available for Small Businesses Impacted by Pandemic

The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021.

If you are a small businesses, nonprofit organization of any size, or an agricultural business with 500 or fewer employees that have suffered substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you can apply for the COVID-19 EIDL. The EIDL program is designed to provide economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

EIDL loan applications will continue to be accepted through December 2021, pending the availability of funds. Loans are offered at affordable terms, with a 3.75% interest rate for small businesses and 2.75% interest rate for nonprofit organizations, a 30-year maturity, and an automatic deferment of one year before monthly payments begin. Every eligible small business and nonprofit are encouraged to apply to get the resources they need.

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VIDEO: Virtual Conversation with Gov. Newsom and Dr. Anthony Fauci

Earlier today, California Governor Gavin Newsom held an online conversation with the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci. The conversation covers a variety of COVID-19 related topics, including a new strain (mutation) of COVID-19, surprises and reflections of the past 10 months, vaccine distribution and 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 Status Update

Total Confirmed Cases

7,489

+ 67

Total Recovered (14 days post-diagnosis)

6,665

+ 118

Total Deaths

111

0

Total / Cumulative Hospitalizations

239

+ 1

Tests Conducted Among Marin Residents

253,013

+ 1,369

 

Current Hospitalization Data:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations

30

+ 2

Current COVID-19 ICU Patient Census

6

- 3

ICU Availability – Bay Area

7.5%

- 2.9 %

 

Residential Care & Skilled Nursing Facility COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from Last Status Update

Positive Patients at Facilities cumulative

578

+ 2

Positive Patients at Facilities current

47

+ 1

Positive Staff at Facilities current

69

- 8

Facility Patient Deaths**

93**

+1

Facility Patient Deaths as percentage of all COVID+ deaths

83%

+ 1 %

**One “new” facility death was reported as part of Marin’s total death count earlier this month. However, the facility classification was delayed until this week.

 

State COVID-19 activity:

DATA TYPE

Today’s Report

Change from yesterday

California Confirmed Cases

2,218,142

+30,921

California Deaths

24,958

+432

 

 

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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