Santa Clara County Confirms Four New Coronavirus Cases


Officials with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department on Friday afternoon confirmed four new cases of coronavirus in the county.

The new cases bring the total number of cases in Santa Clara County to 24. Six new cases were announced in the county on Thursday.

Details on the new cases were as follows:

  • The 21st case — an adult male household contact of a previously confirmed case in Santa Clara County. He is under home isolation.
  • The 22nd case — a female, who is hospitalized. This case is under investigation.
  • The 23rd case — a male, who has recently traveled from India. He is hospitalized.
  • The 24th case — a male, who is isolated at home. This case is under investigation.

Officials said the four new cases were not related to each other. Due to medical privacy requirements and to protect their identity, no further information about the cases will be released.

Santa Clara County health officials said this latest increase in cases was not unexpected. The county’s Public Health Department will continue to identify anyone who has come into contact with the new cases. The department is also conducting community surveillance to determine the extent of possible disease spread in our community.



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