UPDATE: 91 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19, which pushes the total number of local cases up to 91, health officials announced this morning.

The updated count comes a day after the county Public Health Department reported the second COVID-19 death in the area. Incidences of the disease—caused by a novel coronavirus now named SARS-CoV-2—are expected to rise as testing continues.

Residents with questions about the pandemic are encouraged to call 2-1-1, a hotline that the county rolled out in partnership with United Way. Or, just text “coronavirus” to 211211 and follow the prompts provided.

“It’s important that residents get connected to the right resources as we collectively understand and respond to COVID-19,” county Public Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody said in a media release. “The county partnership with 2-1-1 is a great access point for residents seeking more information about this evolving issue from informed and trained people.”

Hotline operators are trained to field questions and provide fact-based answers, she assured. They are staffing the line 24 hours a day every day of the week in 150 languages.

For the latest updates from the county Public Health Department, click here.

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  1. People follow recommendations, wash hands, use inner side of elbow when coughing or sneezing, sleep, eat, drink plenty of liquids, clean you home, store flu medication, prescription, and pain medication, food, water. Avoid crowds for the following two months, do not go to clinics or hospitals unless it is necessary, postpone non-emergency appointments, and do not panic! Remember this virus is a significant threat to our older adults, so protect them by following these guidelines. Most other people if infected will experience mild to moderate symptoms. Our older adults and those with significant existing conditions are at a higher risk. Prepare to be and stay healthy, face and fight the virus, and why not? Prepare to die. Do not blame others for the virus. God is re-ordering this world because it was trapped in the superficialities of money, power, vanity, and lack of emphatic for those that were already suffering. The people of this world needed to refocus on what is important, Health, love for others, and being grateful to our only and powerful creator. To his name Glory!

    • I Am Old. My mother always told me, wash my hands, brush my teeth, and eat hot chicken soup, and here I am78 years later.
      Bernie

    • Before you wrongly blame God for Rona you should first read the Bible to get a clear understanding of how sin and decease entered the world; and what God actually did (send his only Son) as an answer to sin, and death. Check it out. It’s a good read!

      • God’s ways are well documented: Ezequiel 14:21; Leviticus 26: 14-16, 23-26; Revelations 6:8. Those who have eyes should see, those who have ears should hear while the door is still opened.

        • Aren’t you the poster that talks lustfully and graphically back and forth with bubble and then tried to school me on how little I must know about sex and must be a prude? And now you’re a bible believing Christian? Wow….just wow. And you’re quoting Leviticus to us? Sounds like you may be experiencing a disconnect between your beliefs and your behavior.

          • If you go back and read my posts, you will find I cited the Bible in relation to sexual knowledge and God being open to discussions on sexuality. What God said about this is that we live in our human body. For that, sexual desire and fantasies are part of our human experience. For this, God want us to become married and have all the sex humans want or need with that person. He says it is better to become married and have sex than to pretend we do not need sex and be living a double life or simply being consumed by passion. Thus it is better to become married and have all the sex you want than to go to hell he says. He does not approve casual sex, sexual aberrations, rape, porn…he being the highest intelligence, his word covers all topics and social matters. And yes, COVID-19 is in the beginning of sorrows, well documented though the Bible Matthew, Daniel, Revelation…

          • Jill, about my behavior… I was married once and have only have sex with one man in my whole life. I am free to re-married per God’s law. I have chosen not too. I better serve God as a single person. I have also training on human sexuality. Freud’s Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality is a good place to start for those that prefer the scientific knowledge. I read all but know God’s word and knowledge is above all. You may belong to that ignorant population that believes in order to be in good terms with God we must not even say the word SEX! That is a falsely. I am not a CV perfect person and do not pretend to be. For those that guide our behavior by God’s word, the standard of behavior is quite high. For this, we live in a constant transformation.