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Coronavirus: Santa Clara County has 17 unusual cases and 5 unusual deaths, 2nd most in California
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Coronavirus: Santa Clara County has 17 unusual cases and 5 unusual deaths, 2nd most in California


Santa Clara County announced 17 unusual confirmed cases of coronavirus on Saturday for a total of 591. It was the fewest unusual cases since March 20 in a county that was one in all the primary to be hard hit by the deadly virus in the United States.

In addition, the Santa Clara County Public Health Department announced 5 unusual deaths, bringing the total COVID-19 fatalities in the county to 25.

It’s unclear how many total cases there are in the county, which has been beneath a refuge in place inform for almost two weeks as part of a wide-ranging effort to contain the disease.

“Because of restricted testing capacity through the Public Health Laboratory, the assortment of cases that we detect through testing narrate handiest a small part of the total assortment of probably cases in the county,” the department wrote on its web space.

The first confirmed case in the county, which has nearly 2 million residents, was on January 31. The 591 total cases and 25 deaths are the 2nd-most in the state after the grand larger Los Angeles County — adjusted for population, Santa Clara County has nearly double the relative assortment of cases.

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