New report shows decline in active cases as well
EL CENTRO, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - There are some positive signs in the latest coronavirus report from the Imperial County Public Health Department (ICPHD).
For the first time in recent memory, the number of patients considered recovered was actually higher than the number of those newly diagnosed. ICPHD confirmed 105 new cases Friday, and moved 124 patients onto the recovered list. In addition, active cases of the illness dropped by 24.
Health officials also reported five more deaths from the virus. That brings the countywide death toll to 132.
Here's a closer look at the latest statistics from ICPHD:
Coronavirus in Imperial County - Friday, July 10, 2020
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California currently has more than 302,000 cases of coronavirus. The illness has now killed more than 6,800 Californians.