Coronavirus Cases Surpass 1,000 In Marin County

Kristina Houck

MARIN COUNTY, CA — More than 1,000 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Marin County since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Health officials reported 30 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the county's total to 1,014. The death toll stood at 18.

With COVID-19 restrictions loosening, business has slowly returned to normal in Marin. However, the number of local cases continue to rise.

Thirty or more new cases have been reported every day so far this week. There were 984 cases on Tuesday, 946 cases on Monday, and 913 cases on Sunday.

Around the county, the San Rafael area has recorded the most cases, with 88 in the 94903 ZIP code and 455 in the 94901 ZIP code.

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Overall, 60 people have been hospitalized due to the virus since the county's first COVID-19 case was reported on March 8. Ten people remained hospitalized Wednesday.

To date, the majority of confirmed cases and hospitalizations have been residents older than 50 years old, according to county data. All reported deaths have been residents 65 or older. The majority of confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths have occurred among residents who are male and of white, Hispanic or Asian race/ethnicity.

A total of 26,690 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in Marin. There have been 695 documented recoveries, according to county data.

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This article originally appeared on the San Rafael Patch