As Mendocino County’s Daily Positive Cases Drop Drastically, Public Health Announces the 44th Casualty of the Pandemic

As the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic loosen across the state of California, gains are being made in Mendocino County while simultaneously losses are still felt in the form of the county’s 44th death attributed to the virus. On Thursday, March 4, 2021, Mendocino County Public Health announced that along with just a singular new case of COVID-19 in the county, another county resident had succumbed to the virus.

Ashley Toxqui, the Public Information Officer for Mendocino County Public Health, told us the county’s 44th death was a 93-year-old caucasian woman from the Ukiah Area.

Toxqui said, “While many areas are further re-opening, Public Health urges all in Mendocino county to stay vigilant and continue to abide by COVID-19 precautions.”

As of March 5, 2021, the county’s daily positive case rate is a 3.88. If this positive rate holds, Mendocino County’s redesignation into the “Red Tier” is imminent which will allow reopening across various sectors including restaurants, gymnasiums, and school sites.

Mendocino County Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard for 3/5/2021

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