UPDATE: 200+ Coronavirus tests done in Fresno County
Washington, March 21, 2020
I want to update you regarding the spread of Coronavirus in the Central Valley. As of 10:30 AM yesterday, Fresno County Public Health officials have processed between 200 and 300 laboratory tests, with only 6 confirmed cases of Coronavirus. Given this data and the nature of how each confirmed case was acquired, Fresno County Public Health advises that the virus has not engaged in community spread at this point. This is good news. Let’s continue to practice proper hygiene and effective social distancing methods, per the CDC’s recommendations.
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