County Has Surge in Deaths from COVID

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 06, 2021 / comments

[Cris Alarcon - Various sources]

Today 4 new COVID caused deaths were reported. This comes after 3 more were reported yesterday, for a total of 7 deaths reported in the last two days. 

Of the 40 people in the hospital for COVID-19, 12 are in the ICU.

176 New cases reported and 135 Recovered cases reported today.
New cases exceeded Recovered cases by 41 in the last day.


Case information reported January 6, 2021:

 

* 176 cases (6,392) 6 in Pollock Pines, Camino, Kyburz; 11 in EDH; 3 Diamond Springs, El Dorado; 8 in North County; 24 in Greater Placerville; 23 in Cameron Park/Shingle Springs/Rescue; 3 South County; 91 in Lake Tahoe region; (7) awaiting address confirmation (total awaiting address confirmation is 61)
* 15 aged 0-17, 92 aged 18-49, 41 aged 50-64, 27 aged 65+; (1) date of birth unknown (total date of birth unknown is 5) 
* (504) additional negative test results 
* 135 assumed recoveries (4,684)
* 40 hospitalizations/12 ICU 

* 14.2% positivity

* four additional deaths (31) 

- 65+; M; El Dorado Hills

- 65+; F; El Dorado Hills

- 65+; M; South Lake Tahoe 

- 65+; M; Greater Placerville