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Local Emergency declared in Modoc County due to the coronavirus

A local emergency has been declared in Modoc County by the Public Health Officer and Director of Emergency Services due to the coronavirus.

Posted: Mar 13, 2020 7:34 AM
Updated: Mar 13, 2020 1:00 PM

MODOC COUNTY, Calif.-  A local emergency has been declared in Modoc County by the Public Health Officer and Director of Emergency Services due to the coronavirus.

There are currently no confirmed cases of the virus within the county, according to county officials. 

However, they said in a press release Thursday that cases are confirmed in neighboring Klamath and Washoe Counties. 

The county officials said they worked closely with local medical service providers to determine that the potential of the virus is beyond the control of the services, personnel, equipment, and facilities of the county. 

They state that they made the declaration due to the cost of supplies, planning, and preparation being beyond what the county can support. 

In the press release, the officials said that the best way to protect yourself and others is to use good hygiene and stay away from others who are sick. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3559311

Reported Deaths: 51794
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Placer19763232
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Madera15414209
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Marin13136197
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Butte10922160
El Dorado9095100
Napa899869
Sutter884597
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Tehama508152
Tuolumne394659
Nevada394074
Mendocino379643
Amador344841
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Lake314140
Glenn221923
Colusa212813
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Mono12114
Del Norte9875
Plumas6536
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Mariposa3957
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