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Published on January 27, 2020. Last modified on April 07, 2020
Monterey County Health Department continues to work with local medical providers to identify and test individuals included in the CDC's priority groups for COVID-19 testing. As of 11:59pm, April 6, 2020, there have been 64 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Monterey County residents.
Epidemiologic curves are important public health tools to monitor disease transmission and show progression of epidemics over time. Below is the most recent epidemiologic curve for Monterey County:
The below information characterizes who is being affected by COVID-19 in Monterey County. Some cells in the table below have been combined to preserve the confidentiality of affected individuals. When cell sizes reach or exceed 5 individuals, the data will be shown without aggregation.
|| Number of Individuals
|| Proportion of Cases (%)
|| Rate per 100,000 Population
| Age Group (in Years)
| 0 - 17
| 18 - 34
| 35 - 44
| 45 - 54
| 55 - 64
| Other and Unknown
| Race and Ethnicity
| Hispanic or Latino, Any Race
| White, Not Hispanic
| Other, Not Hispanic
| Under Investigation
| Region of Residence
| Peninsula and Big Sur Area
| Salinas Area
| North County
| South County
| Exposure Risk
| Person-to-Person Transmission
| Under Investigation
| Clinical Information
|No Known Pre-Existing Medical Conditions
A few subgroups of data categories were combined due to small numbers of affected individuals. In accordance with established confidentiality protocols, when fewer than five individuals were represented in a cell of the above table, subgroups were combined to safeguard the privacy of the individuals represented.
Laboratory Testing Information:
The Monterey County Health Department's Public Health Laboratory began testing for COVID-19 on March 6, 2020. As of April 6 at 11:59pm, Monterey County Health Department's Public Health Laboratory has completed COVID-19 testing for 1,540 people. The table below shows laboratory tests reported to the Monterey County Health Department as of April 6, 2020, at 11:59pm.
Number of Positive Tests (Monterey County Residents Only)
|Number of Negative Tests
||Number of Total Test Results Received
||Percent of Total Tests Received
|Monterey County Public Health Laboratory
| Monterey County Residents
| Other County Residents
|Other Public Health Laboratories
Laboratory data are as provided by testing laboratories. Pending tests and other results not yet reported to the Monterey County Health Department are not included.
As of April 6, 2020, according to the California Department of Public Health, there have been 15,865 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among California residents, including 374 deaths.
There have been 24 additional cases diagnosed in California related to federal repatriation flights.
For additional information about testing and cases in the United States, visit the CDC's COVID-19 website.