CORONAVIRUS: Lyon County sees decrease in active cases Featured

CORONAVIRUS: Lyon County sees decrease in active cases Featured

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced that as of this evening, Tuesday, June 16, there have been five confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Three new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the Valley.

Lassen County has 5 confirmed cases.

New Mexico health officials are still encouraging people to stay home for all but essential outings and to wear masks when out in public, except when eating, drinking or exercising.

As of Wednesday, Lehigh County and Northampton County combined have reported 7,233 total cases, according to the state's figures. "We should continue to limit our interactions with others as much as possible to protect ourselves, our communities, and the capacity of our health care system", reads a statement from the health department.

Women account for 54% of all county COVID-19 cases, while men account for 46%, according to Tuesday's county health data. For more than two months, Plumas County held steady at four confirmed cases, but one was added yesterday.

This week, Northampton County reported improvements at two county-owned facilities: Northampton County Prison and Gracedale nursing home. Testing is available to anyone who has a symptom.

The state has been gradually relaxing business restrictions and reopening more of the economy since early May. The Gallatin City-County Health Department calculates the recovered case number as the number of total cases minus any active cases, current hospitalizations and deaths.

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