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Four more COVID-19-related deaths reported in Merced County

Meanwhile, FOUR previously reported deaths reclassified; Death toll remains at 50

(Dept. of Public Health data)


Today, the Merced County Department of Public Health confirmed four additional deaths related to COVID-19.

Please Note: Four of the deaths reported on Friday were re-classified as non-coronavirus cases, which is why today’s death total remains at 50. Details on the four new deaths are included below:



▪ Female: 2

▪ Male: 2



▪ 35-49: 1

▪ 50-64: 1

▪ 65+: 2


Underlying Health Conditions:

▪ Yes: 2

▪ No: 0

▪ Unknown: 2


As of 3:30 p.m. Monday, August 3, 2020, there are 4,422 confirmed cases (+137 from Friday) of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in Merced County. Approximately 1,728 of those cases are active, and 50 have died.

• As of Aug. 3, a total of 25,992 tests have been performed in Merced County.

• In California, there are 512,433 confirmed cases and 9,396 deaths.

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