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Saturday Updates: 5/30/20


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9:50 p.m.

California has, as of May 29, 106,878 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 4,156 people have died from the virus. That’s an increase of 2,992 cases and 88 deaths compared to the day before. 1,888,595 tests have been conducted.


10 p.m.

Monterey County is currently reporting 509 confirmed cases of COVID-19. A total of 10 people have died from the coronavirus. 59 people have been hospitalized because of the virus. 9,832 tests have been conducted.


1:05 p.m.

The California Department of Public Health has approved Monterey County's variance attestation which will allow the county to move further into Stage 2 of California’s Roadmap to Reopening. A new local health order goes into effect reflecting the Stage 2 changes. Guidance for the community can be found here.


9:55 p.m.

Santa Cruz County is currently reporting, as of May 29, 212 known cases of COVID-19. That’s an increase of 3 cases since May 28. Fatalities remain at 2. 8,398 tests have been conducted. A total of 30 people have required hospitalization for the coronavirus. Guidance for the community can be found here.

1 p.m.

Santa Cruz County has announced that the state has approved its variance attestation. That will allow the county to move further into Stage 2 of California’s Resilience Roadmap to Reopening. Santa Cruz County Health Officer, Dr. Gail Newel, has issued an order implementing allowed activities, including dine-in restaurant services and barbershops/hair salons, with modifications. These activities are allowed to resume immediately.