The Imperial County Public Health Department updated the COVID-19 numbers on Wednesday evening.

Another death was reported. This makes a total of 19  deaths attributed to the virus in the Valley. The number of positive cases in the Valley jumped again. An additional 83 individuals have tested positive , going from 902 to 985. Active cases went from 490 to 532. An increase in 42 from the previous report. The number of patients considered recovered from the coronavirus improved from 394 to 434. El Centro numbers increased by 29. Calexico and Brawley positive cases increased 17 each.

A podcast of the Health Department's Wednesday press conference is available on the KXO website and on our You Tube channel.