Calaveras County Public Health officials reported three more cases of COVID-19, two tied to a San Andreas woman whose case was reported Thursday, and a case of an older woman in Angels Camp.
The officials said a man and an infant, a girl, tested positive for coronavirus, the 17th and 18th case recorded in Calaveras County. The Angels Camp woman is the 19th case and was announced Friday evening.
The Calaveras County cases — the first two announced in early March — are centered in Copperopolis, West Point, Valley Springs and the upper Highway 4 area and now the virus has moved into central part of the county.
The Health Department is investigating who the recent cases have been in contact with.
On Wednesday June 3, 2020, Calaveras Public Health confirmed an additional case of “Community transmission of disease remains a serious concern,” the health department said in its new release.
Testing is being done in Angels Camp by OptumServe, a health services partner with the State of California, on a walk-in basis at the Calaveras Fairgrounds.
In all, 1,315 people have been tested in Calaveras County and 13 of the 18 people who tested positive have recovered, according to the news release.