6 new COVID-19-related deaths reported in Merced County, 724 cases


MERCED, California (KSEE/KGPE) – Six new COVID-19 deaths and 724 more cases were reported in Merced County Friday, according to an update from the Department of Public Health.

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in Merced County is up to 70 and the cases are up to 5,736.

Of the 5,736 total cases of COVID-19 reported by Merced County, 2,226 are described as “active,” meaning 3,440 people in the county have recovered from coronavirus to date.

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

COVID-19 resource links:

For local, national, and breaking news, and to get weather alerts, download our FREE mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

CBS47 On Your Side

Do you have a problem that you need help solving? Contact CBS47 and let us be On Your Side.

Phone: 559-761-0383
Email: OnYourSide@cbsfresno.com