321 new COVID-19 cases in Fresno County, 1 new death

Coronavirus

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Fresno County reported 321 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, according to an update from the Department of Public Health.

The number of cases now stands at 4,374.

Health officials reported one more coronavirus related death making a new total of 72 patients who passed away.

According to the Fresno County Department of Public Health, the number of new recoveries is 31, making a new total of 1,135 recoveries.

The added cases caused Fresno County’s positive test rate to jump to 8.69% from 8.07%. That number is above the 8% threshold laid out by Governor Gavin Newsom for California counties to continue re-opening.

Note: COVID-19 data updates often. The numbers in this story were accurate at the time of its writing.

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