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Why Tulare County is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases – KFSN-TV

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — Whereas many elements of California are in a roundabout procedure beginning to stare the amount of COVID-19 cases flatten out, Tulare County remains a hotspot for the virus.

“We are seeing if we’re taking a gape at our curve and as our cases are coming in we’re still on the incline. On the present time our most up-to-date numbers is at 916 clear cases,” mentioned Tulare County spokesperson Carrie Monteiro.

101 unique cases were reported by Tulare County on Tuesday and one other 58 clear cases Wednesday.

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But consultants order they might be able to notify why the county is seeing a jump in numbers.

“We did possess some clusters and outbreaks occur at two nursing companies and products within the county. One in Dinuba and one other in Porterville, so now we now possess a total of 5 nursing dwelling companies and products in our County that possess clear cases of 11 or extra,” says Monteiro.

Higher than 100 employees at two Ruiz Meals processing vegetation in Dinuba and Tulare possess examined clear for the virus, forcing officials to end manufacturing strains this week at the Dinuba facility and beget bigger checking out of its employees.

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A big quantity of cases are also tied to Central Valley Meats in Hanford.

“Although Central Valley Meats is in Kings County, we’re seeing as of the day gone by 30 cases of Tulare County residents that work at that facility,” says Monteiro.

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County officials are also seeing a upward thrust in clear cases racy family-to-family contact transmission.

“As of us socialize beyond their single household we’re seeing outcomes of what conceivable social actions occurred two to fourteen days ago from this week.”

Tulare County’s public nicely being lab continues to take a look at other people while extra industrial labs possess advance online since the pandemic hit to support ease the county’s burden to take a look at for the virus.

For additional recordsdata coverage on the coronavirus and COVID-19 jog to ABC30.com/coronavirus

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