Coronavirus: LA County Reports Largest Single-Day Spike with 25 New Cases
- Author: Ismael Montgomery Mar 19, 2020,
Mar 19, 2020, 0:29
In a briefing last week, Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer with the Department of Health, indicated that the numbers had risen to the extent that county breakdowns could soon be provided without the potential for breaching patient confidentiality.
Shortly after the Bear River Health Department reported the confirmed case of COVID-19 in Box Elder County on Tuesday, the state epidemiologist Angela Dunn provided the daily update on the virus's spread in Utah. As with all new cases, Ferrer explained that those individuals are now isolated as are their close contacts.
Though the number of cases continues to grow, that does not mean that social distancing and other preventative measures are not working, explained Dr. Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. The State Emergency Operations Center stated that the case is a woman as the Jackson County Probation Office with recent worldwide travel.
"We tested a bunch of people and it went great, we were practicing to see how long it would take whether the equipment was going to work, but everything worked beautifully", Dannenhoffer said.
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It will now buy other bonds on top of the billions of dollars of short-term T-Bills it has been dealing in now for months. Its peer Barclays had also opined on Thursday that there can be a possibility of a rate cut between the policies.
"The BCHD is coordinating efforts with the Texas Department of State Health Services to conduct contact investigations". Event organizers were told to postpone or cancel non-essential gatherings of 250 or more until at least the end of March.
The woman has a travel history, according to a Jackson County Health Department news release. "In addition, we want our community to be fully aware of any possible, but lower-risk community exposures". "However, we are very fortunate that the L.A. County system of hospitals and clinics is well prepared for emergencies such as these". The 5-year-old is also recovering at home.
Public Health is asking that everybody do this in their personal lives as well.