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Total Number Of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases At 220

County leaders on Tuesday to consider proclaiming 'local economic emergency'


(COVID-19 Update by the Merced County Health Dept.)


• As of 2 p.m. Monday, May 18, there are 220 confirmed cases (85 active) of COVID-19

(novel coronavirus) in Merced County. Of that number, 129 have recovered and six have





Leaders to meet Tuesday

During tomorrow’s (Tuesday’s) regular meeting, the Board of Supervisors will discuss and take possible action regarding the next steps on the variance to Stage 2 of California’s Roadmap to Modify the Stay-at-Home Order.
The Board will also receive an update from Public Health and consider proclaiming a local economic emergency due to COVID-19.

Current Testing

A total of 4,651 tests have been performed in Merced County: 4,162 negatives, 220 positives, and 267 still pending. These figures include testing through both the commercial and public health lab systems.

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