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Tuolumne County had four new COVID-19 cases over the weekend and Calaveras had two, public health departments in each reported on Monday,

Three of Tuolumne County’s cases were confirmed on Saturday and one on Monday, which were identified as a man in his 60s, a woman in her 70s, a woman in her 80s and man in his 90s or older.

All of the four people who tested positive had yet to be vaccinated for the coronavirus. There have been 22 new cases in Tuolumne County since May 24 that have all involved unvaccinated people.

Calaveras County doesn’t provide information on its new cases. The county had two people who were hospitalized for the virus on Monday, while Tuolumne County had one.

The Tuolumne County Public Health Department also reported that updated guidance from the California Department of Public Health stated people who are fully vaccinated do not need to undergo screening and testing in non-health care workplace settings.

There are several upcoming vaccination clinics in Tuolumne County the department was promoting, including on Thursday at the department for Johnson & Johnson vaccines, June 14 at Tuolumne Veterans Memorial Hall for Moderna vaccines, June 16 at Tuolumne Veterans Memorial Hall for Pfizer vaccines, and June 18 at Groveland Evangelical Free Church for Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

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