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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.

WHAT TO USE: Here's a list of disinfectants you can use against coronavirus

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.

Confirmed Cases: 786168

Reported Deaths: 15016
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2607976353
Riverside566811153
San Bernardino52471908
Orange520631128
San Diego44577760
Kern31379354
Fresno27668355
Sacramento21297375
Alameda20558374
Santa Clara20410296
San Joaquin19793414
Stanislaus16319335
Contra Costa15837199
Tulare15599256
Ventura12328143
Imperial11558314
San Francisco1074599
San Mateo9522143
Monterey946767
Santa Barbara8862110
Merced8750134
Kings728377
Sonoma7060114
Marin6557112
Solano608555
Madera429658
Placer346641
San Luis Obispo336927
Butte274835
Yolo274754
Santa Cruz22188
Sutter164210
Napa161413
San Benito130111
Yuba11187
El Dorado10684
Mendocino84918
Lassen7310
Shasta68714
Glenn5503
Colusa5096
Nevada5066
Tehama4984
Humboldt4826
Lake46510
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2214
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1610
Del Norte1361
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc240
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
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Warm & breezy conditions are ahead for your final day of the summer season. Air quality is a bit more impacted this morning, but we could see some improvement in that today. We'll also be cooler and have a chance for showers returning to the coast later this week.
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