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Merced County reports 2 more deaths related to COVID-19

18.7 percent of tests in last 7 days listed as "positive"

(Dept. of Public Health data)

Today, the Merced County Department of Public Health confirmed two additional deaths related to COVID-19. The deaths were described as two males, one between the ages of 50 to 64 and the other above 65, with “unknown” underlying health conditions.

  • As of 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2020, there are 3,510 confirmed cases (+265 from Friday) of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in Merced County. Approximately 1,428 of those cases are active, and 29 have died. 
  • Please see “COVID-19 Testing Update” section for the most recent testing figures. 
  • In California, there are 452,659 confirmed cases and 8,450 deaths. 

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