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.
COVID-19 resource links:
- Fresno County
- Tulare County
- Madera County
- Mariposa County
- Merced County
- Kings County
- Kern County
- World Health Organization
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response