(COVID 19 Cases updated)....COVID 19 Case update was released Tuesday morning.

The COVID numbers are provided by the County Public Health Department. According to the new numbers, active COVID cases have increased a bit. The number of active COVID cases in Imperial County are now at 119. That is an increase from the 110 cases reported last week. Unfortunately, the new numbers indicate another death attributed to the virus. There have now been 980 deaths attributed to COVID 19 in Imperial County since the virus was first detected locally. The State COVID 19 Tier Metrics for Imperial County indicate new cases per day per 100,000 population are at 6.60, with a positivity rate of 10.6%.