The March 23 status update reveals that Marin’s confirmed COVID-19 case count has climbed to 47 and shares video messages from Dr. Willis and Dr. Santora about the importance of abiding by the Shelter At Home order.
COVID-19 activity in Marin:
Marin County Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 Dashboard
|Hospitalizations (Positive Patients):||5|
|Persons Tested (at point of testing site):||480|
Marin County Public Health continues to advance policies to limit community spread and support our excellent healthcare partners’ capacity to respond. For more visit our Marin HHS Data website.
Public Health Officer tests positive for COVID-19
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge around the Bay Area, Marin County’s newest confirmed case further illustrates that community transmission is already underway.
In a video message, Dr. Matt Willis, Marin’s Public Health Officer, announced that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Dr. Willis recorded the message from his home on Sunday night, where he has been self-quarantined from his family since his symptoms first appeared late last week. His test results were confirmed Sunday afternoon.
A message from your Deputy Public Health Officer
For today’s update, Dr. Lisa Santora talked candidly about Dr. Willis testing positive for COVID-19 and what it means for our community.
Where to get the latest information:
Visit the official Marin County Coronavirus webpage (MarinHHS.org/coronavirus) to review answers to frequently asked questions, access guidance for special groups and subscribe for email updates. To view past status updates concerning COVID-19 activity in Marin County, click on the resources tab on the Coronavirus webpage.
Have questions? Individuals can contact Marin Health and Human Services with non-medical questions about the coronavirus by calling (415) 473-7191 (Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 12-noon and 1pm to 5pm).