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Coronavirus prevention safety measures from the CDC

What do additional cases of coronavirus close to home mean for all of us? Here are steps people should take for safety, according to health officials.

Posted: Mar 9, 2020 7:32 AM
Updated: Mar 9, 2020 9:09 AM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Now - What do additional cases of coronavirus close to home mean for all of us?
What steps should we take for safety?

Action News Now reporter Jafet Serrato breaks down seven preventative steps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

One of the simplest steps to not get the virus is to wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds.

The CDC says another way to not get sick from the coronavirus, avoid close contact with people who are sick.

If you are sick - stay home!

Also clean and disinfect items you frequently touch - maybe use a spray or wipe.

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If you can - don't touch your eyes, nose and mouth.

Whenever you have an urge to cough or sneeze make sure to use a tissue and throw it away after.

The CDC says facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of the novel coronavirus.

The CDC says some of the symptoms associated with novel coronavirus are fever, cough or shortness of breath.

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California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3566914

Reported Deaths: 52158
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles119192321435
Riverside2894503767
San Bernardino2866072874
Orange2612203917
San Diego2600913284
Santa Clara1106211777
Kern102627827
Fresno953931443
Sacramento932811472
Alameda806681242
Ventura77623844
San Joaquin665691101
Contra Costa62248681
Stanislaus56132946
Tulare47784758
Monterey42138328
San Mateo38998515
San Francisco34260412
Santa Barbara31805411
Solano30024164
Merced28915397
Sonoma28141298
Imperial26903591
Kings21955218
Placer19763232
San Luis Obispo19612227
Madera15467209
Santa Cruz14588183
Marin13136197
Yolo12834185
Shasta10985174
Butte10962160
El Dorado9095100
Napa903869
Sutter884597
San Benito576759
Yuba573337
Lassen560119
Tehama508152
Nevada396074
Tuolumne394659
Mendocino379643
Amador346341
Humboldt318033
Lake315641
Glenn222523
Colusa212813
Calaveras190547
Siskiyou174014
Inyo128737
Mono12114
Del Norte9875
Plumas6536
Modoc4524
Mariposa3957
Trinity3675
Sierra990
Alpine810
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