Stanislaus County Public Health has confirmed that five more Stanislaus County residents have died due to COVID-19. That brings the number to 10 deaths of Stanislaus County residents as a result of the pandemic. Of the five latest cases, three were female and two were male, all adults with underlying medical conditions. No further details about these cases will be shared due to patient privacy.
The latest deaths were announced on Monday and Tuesday, April 27 and 28, with two deaths announced Monday and three more on Tuesday.
The total number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Stanislaus County is now at 324.
To stop the spread of COVID-19 it is critical to adhere to these recommendations.
Practice social distancing by staying at least six feet away from others.
Do not hold social visits and play dates with anyone outside of your household.
Keep children that are at home entertained by playing games, reading books, or going for walks.
Only leave the house for essential medical supplies or groceries. Try to go when either early or later in the day when places are less likely to be crowded.
Wear a face covering when out in public.
If you are over the age of 65, have a friend pick up groceries for you.
If you must visit your doctor, call ahead and see if they have telehealth options that allow you to interact with your doctor from home.
Also, avoid all non-essential activities that involve close contact with the general public.
Stanislaus County Public Health continues to work closely with partners in the Emergency Operation Center to address the COVID-19 pandemic through guidance provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the California Department of Public Health, and other partners.
For the most up to date information, please visit:
Stanislaus County: http://schsa.org/publichealth/pages/corona-virus/.
Residents are also reminded to wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; routinely clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces; and do not share objects such as utensils, cups, food, and drink.