Tulare County COVID-19 death toll at 25

Ten more deaths due to COVID-19, the 16th through 25th, were added to the death toll in the last week (April 17-23). Details have as yet not been made public.

Tulare County public health officials confirmed two more deaths (the 14th and 15th in the county) on Wednesday, April 15. The individuals (one died April 10; the other died April 14) were both over 65. The transmission of the 2019 novel coronavirus was by contact related to the Redwood Springs Healthcare Center. 

On Monday, April 13, Tulare County Public Health Branch confirmed two more deaths from COVID-19, one on Friday, April 10 and the second on Sunday, April 12. The individuals were both over 65 and the transmission types were by contact. These were the 12th and 13th deaths due to COVID-19 in the county.

Tulare County Public Health Branch confirmed (Friday, April 10) the 11th death from COVID-19 in the county. The individual passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020. The individual was over 65 and the transmission type is unknown.

On Friday, April 3, the County of Tulare Public Health Branch confirmed the third death from COVID-19 in the county. The patient passed away April 1, 2020 and was the 25th confirmed positive case. The individual was hospitalized and had other contributing health issues that may have played a factor.

 On Saturday, April 4, county health officials confirmed two additional deaths from COVID-19. Both individuals were over 65 and died April 3, 2020. One patient was a person-to-person contact and the other was a travel case. Tulare County announces four more

The County confirmed the sixth death from COVID-19 on Monday, April 6.  The individual passed away Sunday, April 5, and was over 65; the transmission type was unknown. Tulare County announces four

On Wednesday, April 8, the seventh death from COVID-19 in the county was confirmed by Public Health. The individual passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, was over 65. The transmission type was unknown. Two more deaths  (eighth and ninth) connected with Redwood Springs were also announced on Wednesday, April 8. Both of these patients were over 65 and were person-to-person transmissions.

Another Tulare County death (tenth) from COVID-19 was announced on Thursday, April 9.  The individual was over 65 and related to a person-to-person transmission at Redwood Springs.     

“We offer our sincere condolences to the friends and family who have lost their loved one due to COVID-19,” said Dr. Karen Haught, Tulare County Public Health Officer. “Social distancing is the most important tool community members can use to avoid getting or giving COVID-19.”r more

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