An update on the number of Coronavirus cases in the Central Valley
Washington, March 23, 2020
I want to provide you an update on the number of Coronavirus cases in Fresno County and Tulare County. As of 3:30 PM today, Fresno County has conducted between 200 and 300 tests of Fresno County residents and confirmed 6 cases of Coronavirus. Tulare County has conducted 306 tests of Tulare County residents and confirmed 16 cases of Coronavirus. For rolling updates on the number of Coronavirus cases in the Central Valley, check out this story.
Separately, the IRS, Treasury Department, and Department of Labor late last week announced a plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small businesses provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Click here for a breakdown of how these provisions will be implemented.
For helpful resources regarding Coronavirus, assistance available to American families and businesses, and the steps Congress is taking to keep Americans safe and financially secure, visit the Coronavirus Updates page on my website here.