Torun County Public Health
Sonora, California – Tuolumne County health officials released a Covid-19 report investigating the recent death of a 50-year-old male resident. The individual has been hospitalized. Yesterday’s report has been clarified. It was shared that the deceased was a male in his sixties with basic medical conditions and had been hospitalized for COVID-1
Tuolumne Public Health reported that 3 new cases are in isolation today. Four Covid-19 positive patients are still hospitalized. The three individuals previously quarantined have been released. Known Tuolumne test: 12,785 cases, a total of 288 positive cases, 20 active cases, and a total of 248 recovered cases. The total number of positive cases in Tuolumne County includes 14 prisoners who have recovered.
The state COVID-19 testing site is migrating to Sonora. Starting from November 3 (next Tuesday), a free test will be conducted at Motherlode Fairgrounds. You can now visit www.lhi.care/covidtesting or call (888) 634-1123 to get an appointment between 7 am and 7 pm. Public health statement: “It is strongly recommended that people use this resource and conduct inspections to find out if they have symptoms of COVID-19, have been in close contact with a confirmed case, have traveled recently, have been in close contact with others outside the family, and check them regularly Whether to work in a high-risk environment, such as health care, correctional or comprehensive care facilities, or whether to interact frequently with the public through work or other community involvement.”
As reported here in July, there were 34 active cases of COVID-19 in Torun County alone, but there have been no more than 21 active cases since July or August. Tuolumne is located in Orange Level 3 and the level is evaluated and updated every Tuesday. When addressing the risk categories in the state’s 4-level color coding system to reopen the business, many factors were considered, with the exception of the numbers in the chart below, where more details are available.
|Daily COVID-19 cases|
Intensive Care Unit
|Total (cumulative) COVID-19 cases|
||Recovery (increase)||Total positive||death toll|
|San Joaquin||20,667 (+54)||21,994||492|
For county population and other county-level statistics, please check our page here.
If you have COVID-like symptoms, please self-isolate and call 209-536-5166 Monday to Friday or 209-536-5000 after get off work to contact your healthcare provider or the Adventurer Health Triage Line. If you need immediate medical attention, please call ahead and go to the express care or emergency department. You can also visit www.valleycovidhelp.com for more information.
The free state test site currently located at the Calaveras County Fair will be moved to the Mother Lord’s Fair in Sonora at the end of October. The site will be open for testing starting on Tuesday, November 3. Testing can be started a few days before the open day, please visit www.lhicare.com/covidtesting.
The Calaveras County Fairgrounds test site is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm. This site provides tests for children aged 3 years and older (accompanied by a parent or guardian). Torun County Public Health encourages anyone who is concerned about possible exposure to test, and encourages basic workers to test every two weeks.
It is important that people continue to follow prevention guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, which include:
- Always practice physical distancing. Keep a distance of 6 feet between you and other people who are not family members. Stay in your home bubble!
- Wear a face mask in public.
- Wash hands thoroughly and often.
- Avoid gatherings of any size with people who are not part of your family.
- If you are sick, please stay at home.
- Avoid unnecessary travel and limit outings to basic tasks.
Thank you for your support and efforts to protect the safety and health of our community