FRESNO COUNTY, California (KSEE/KGPE) — Fresno County health officials announced 489 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday afternoon.
That brings the county’s overall cases to 6,599.
One more person died from the virus, health officials said. That brings the death toll to 78 in the county.
Thirty-two more people were reported to have recovered — bringing recoveries to 1,401 people in the county.
The county’s percentage positive jumped to 9.1% State guidelines require counties to meet an 8% or less threshold, and it is a factor in business closures.
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