Spike in COVID-19 cases concerns Santa Clara County health officials
Santa Clara County health officials are raising alarm bells.
On Tuesday, they reported 122 cases in a single day which is the second largest number of cases in a single day since the pandemic began and other indicators are also going the wrong way.
During Tuesday’s online Board of Supervisors meeting, Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody told the board they had 122 cases in a single day, which is the second highest since the pandemic began.
“It’s nevertheless worrisome to see so many cases reported to us in one day,” Cody said.
Governor Gavin Newsom said the state now has both rising coronavirus hospitalizations and rising positive test rates, with California reporting a record number of confirmed cases – 7,149 – overnight.
That broke the previously reported high of 5,000 new cases.
Here’s a breakdown of California’s number of cases in just the past few days:
June 21: 4,230 June 22: 5,019 June 23: 7,149
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