Tulare County reports 5 more COVID-19-related deaths, 198 new cases

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TULARE COUNTY, California (KSEE/KGPE) — Health officials in Tulare County on Thursday reported 198 new cases of COVID-19, and five more people have died due to the virus.

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That brings the county’s total cases to 4,521 since the beginning, and the death toll to 133 people.

Of the 4,521 cases, 59 were travel-related, 1,863 were a result of person to person contact, and 2,599 were unknown or under investigation.

Here are the total cases by age group:

520 cases – Ages 0 – 17
664 cases – Ages 18 – 25
1,183 cases – Ages 26 – 40
1,442 cases – Ages 41 – 64
712 cases – Ages 65+

Here are the total cases by ethnicity:

2,334 cases – Hispanic
486 cases – Caucasian
86 cases – Asian
21 cases – African American
11 cases – Native American
44 cases – Multi-Race
1,539 cases – Unknown

Health officials also announced 88 more people had recovered from the virus — bringing total recoveries in the county to 3,174.

There are 985 people under self-quarantine and being monitored by Tulare County Public Health officials.

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

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