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Mass Testing in Covelo: Mendo Coronavirus Update 4-29

Dr. Drew Colfax

April 29, 2020--On today's local coronavirus update, Dr. Drew Colfax welcomes Dr. Snehal Raisoni of Round Valley Indian Health Center for the latest news from Covelo, where the community has seen seven cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the last several days. Mendocino County Public Health conducted 150 COVID-19 test of Round Valley residents yesterday, with 51 test results still pending.

Mendocino County's number of confirmed cases went up by one last night, bringing the county to twelve total confirmed cases, with more testing planned in Covelo this weekend. Meanwile, the State of California has seen 10 days of sustained downward infection rates. Unfortunately, the national numbers are not as hopeful, with the US surpassing one million confirmed COVID-19 infections and a mounting death toll of over 60,000 lost from the illness nation wide.

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