According to the latest numbers released by the Imperial County Public Health Department there has been one more death attributed to the virus.

The first confirmed death recorded since Friday. The number of active cases of coronavirus in the Imperial Valley has dropped to 313. Last Friday there were 461 active cases on the books. According to the County metrics new COVID-19 positive cases per day per 100,000 population is now at 10.14% while the positivity rate for Imperial County is 5.12%. Both show dramatic improvement over the last several weeks. Officials are waiting to see if those numbers spike from the Labor Day Weekend holiday.