Monday Updates: 6/1/20
The California Department of Public Health says as of May 31, there are 113,006 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 4,251 have died from the coronavirus. That is an increase of 2,423 cases and 38 deaths from the day before. As of June 1, local health departments have reported 10,083 confirmed positive cases in health care workers and 60 deaths statewide. 2,012,583 tests have been conducted in California.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody today (June 1), announced amendments to the current shelter-in-place order that will allow multiple sectors and activities to resume. This includes in-store retail, outdoor dining, all manufacturing, small service businesses, childcare and summer programs, as well as religious, cultural, and civic activities. The updates will go into effect on Friday, June 5.
In a joint statement today (June 1), Bay Area Health Officers (including Santa Clara County) said they expect to move forward with additional openings starting this week. As additional sectors are reopened, the officers said businesses need to consistently follow social distancing protocols and public health guidance to protect their employees and customers. Bay Area residents have also been asked to stay home as much as possible, wear face coverings, frequently wash hands, stay home when feeling ill and get tested if exposed.
Santa Clara County is reporting, as of May 31, 2,776 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 141 people have died from the coronavirus. The county says this marks an increase of 46 cases and no new deaths from their last report. 52 people are currently hospitalized, 16 in ICU. 73,934 tests have been conducted.
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
Santa Cruz County is reporting as of May 31, 217 known cases of COVID-19 in the county. This is an increase of 3 cases compared to the day before. Fatalities remain at 2. 8,802 tests have been conducted.
Monterey County is currently reporting 545 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Fatalities remain at 10. 62 people have required hospitalization for the virus. 10,000 laboratory tests have been conducted.