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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: 1160940

Reported Deaths: 18968
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Los Angeles3783237543
San Bernardino884531129
Riverside836851434
San Diego75305988
Orange731521559
Kern39721447
Fresno37021477
Sacramento35143557
Santa Clara32049470
Alameda28225502
San Joaquin25318504
Contra Costa23146258
Stanislaus21145422
Tulare20352305
Ventura18637175
Imperial15725356
San Francisco14874160
Monterey14354116
San Mateo13707170
Sonoma11712157
Merced11460179
Santa Barbara11166135
Kings1035987
Solano1003681
Marin7621129
Placer622468
Madera604785
San Luis Obispo588535
Shasta460147
Yolo447674
Santa Cruz413228
Butte381259
Sutter305715
Napa290417
El Dorado20914
Yuba194810
San Benito178416
Lassen17153
Tehama156525
Mendocino146822
Nevada11639
Glenn8837
Lake87719
Tuolumne8738
Humboldt8199
Colusa6826
Siskiyou5822
Mono5093
Amador47016
Calaveras46622
Del Norte2981
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Plumas1920
Trinity1360
Mariposa1242
Modoc1190
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