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Friday Updates 6/12/20


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1 p.m.

Monterey County Health Officer, Dr. Edward Moreno, has issued a new health order that rescinds a previous order on short-term lodging.  Short-term rentals are able to reopen and should follow new state guidance.

12:55 p.m.


Monterey County Health Officer, Dr. Edward Moreno, has issued a new health order that requires local businesses to adhere to state and local guidance to protect workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


11:45 a.m.

The City of Monterey is reopening the Veteran’s Memorial Park Campground today (June 12). The campground on Skyline Drive off Holman Highway was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Reservations are needed to use the campground.

9:50 a.m.

Monterey County is currently reporting 865 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The county says that's an increase of 51 cases since their last report. Fatalities remain at 11. A total of 81 people have required hospitalization for the coronavirus. There have been 2 new hospital admissions. A total of 534 people have recovered from the virus. 13,616 tests have been conducted.


9:45 a.m.

Santa Cruz County is reporting, as of June 12, 254 known cases of COVID-19. That’s an increase of 2 cases from June 10. Fatalities remain at 2. A total of 34 people have required hospitalization and 199 have recovered from the coronavirus. Negative lab tests have reached 10,816.