April 29, 2020 – Mariposa County Health and Human Services Public Health Branch reports two additional positive COVID-19 cases in Mariposa County Residents.
The following cases are directly connected to the original case:
Age Gender Transmission Type Status
57 Female Person to Person Home Isolation
57 Male Person to Person Home Isolation
The Contact Tracing team has made 24 additional contacts associated with the first positive case. All contacts have been quarantined and symptomatic individuals were tested. More positive cases are anticipated in the upcoming days. Additional information will be released as details become available.
There is no evidence at this time of community transmission inside Mariposa County, however, we remind everyone of the importance of following the “Stay at Home” order issued by the Governor.
Source: Mariposa County Health Department
April 28, 2020 – Mariposa County Health and Human Services Public Health Branch reports first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Mariposa County resident.
The case has been identified as a 23-year-old Female. She is currently isolating at home. This case is confirmed community transmission from an area outside of Mariposa County. The Contact Tracing team is currently investigating; more information will be released as details become available.
There is no evidence at this time of community transmission inside Mariposa County, however, we remind everyone of the importance of following the “Stay at Home” order issued by the Governor as well as the social / physical distancing guidelines.
Source: Mariposa County
April 23, 2020 – On Thursday, Jeff Aranguena, Superintendent, Mariposa County Unified School District released the following statement to the community.
Dear Mariposa County School Community,
Today our Board members reviewed options for reopening our school campuses provided by our local Health Officer.
During the Board meeting, after consultation with local County officials and our Mariposa County Health Officer Dr. Eric Sergienko, it was decided that Mariposa County Schools will keep campuses closed for the remainder of the year. Simply put, we cannot operate traditional classes while operating with social distancing guidelines in place.
The school year is not over. The focus for the remainder of the school year will be to provide meaningful instruction through distance learning, and continue to modify and strengthen our distance learning capability. Over the… Continue reading
Mariposa County Staff have prepared a document outlining various food distribution channels in several communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. County Staff are also working with partners to provide similar services in other areas.