California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced additional funds will be going to counties in the state's Central Valley - a region where coronavirus cases are spiking. (July 27)
GAVIN NEWSOM: So today we're announcing $52 million dollar investment-- new dollars that will be put into the Central Valley, into the eight counties to improve our isolation protocols, our quarantine protocols, our testing protocols, and to enhance our health care workers by providing more support as well as more personnel.
$52 million-- that has been provided to us through a grant we received from the federal government-- $499 million dollar CDC grant, of which the first dollars we're now distributing-- 52 again in eight Central Valley counties, focusing and targeting on improving testing. Not only providing more supplies and supports, but time to testing results.