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Two COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Inyo County | Residents from Bishop Care Center

There haven’t been any deaths recorded in Inyo County since April 24, 2020. Suddenly, with the past few weeks the number of positive Covid-19 cases began to rise. Today, August 6, it was announced that two new deaths have occurred, both residents of the Bishop Care Center. A number of employees at BCC have also […]

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August 7-8: Inyo County (+89/3 Deaths) & Mono County (+154/1 Death) COVID-19 Report

LOCAL NUMBERS UPDATES MONO COUNTY posts daily and in real time( current) throughout the day on their website Mono County COVID-19 Response page. 8/08/2020 5:00 p.m.:  3,504* Total Tests Administered | 154 Positive test results | 3,330 Negative |  90 Pending Results | 1 death | NOTE: Mono County does not share number of “Recovered” *Data […]

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Covid-19 cases take dangerous turn in Inyo County | Up 13 positive cases over the weekend and Monday

Inyo County saw a dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases, most reportedly infected at through association with residents and employees of the Bishop Care Center. Between August 1 and August 3, Inyo County has seen an increase of thirteen (13) new COVID-19 cases, bringing the cumulative Inyo County number of total case numbers over the past […]

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Mono County Health Officer Issues Order on Gatherings | Known Cause of Recent Surge in COVID-19

Increasing concern over the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases being reported in Mono County have prompted the Public Health Officer, Dr. Tom Boo, to issue another order on prohibiting gatherings which are promoting the spread of the coronavirus. Large numbers of visitors and tourists to the Town of Mammoth Lakes, and at campgrounds and campsites, […]

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Inyo County Supes & Bishop City Council Want More Local Control in Covid-19 Restrictions

Both the Inyo County Board of Supervisors and Bishop City Council are trying very hard to regain some local control over COVID-19 restrictions. Just a few weeks ago, there was a glimmer of hope as cases stabilized state-wide. But case numbers ratcheted up dramatically and Governor Gavin Newsom reversed his decision to roll-back restrictions. So, […]

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MCWD under Phase 2 restrictions, but still taking care of business

Those of us living here in the Eastern Sierra may well want to remember that “Even paradise sees its share of storms, but in the end, it’s still paradise.” Even with this current pandemic. The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) is still working hard to serve its customers despite the obstacles presented by the coronavirus […]

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Mammoth Lakes on the States’ “Metric” Radar Results in Increased Restrictions on Restaurants

It was bound to happen when the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Mono County skyrocketed and one had to be hospitalized over the past two weeks. In response, the Public Health Officer, Dr. Tom Boo, issued further restrictions on restaurants in Mammoth Lakes, which appears to be the leading source of the recent outbreaks. […]

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On Monday CIF Postponed All Sports Until Winter | Coronavirus Strikes Again!

Press Release from CIF: Monday, July 20, 2020 SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) has determined, in collaboration with our 10 Sections, that education-based athletics for the 2020-2021 school year will begin with a modified season of sport schedule (see below for 2020-21 sports calendar). Our calendar reflects the season for each CIF sport […]

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COVID-19 Positive Patient Hospitalized at Mammoth Hospital

Mammoth Hospital released the following statement today. (7/20/2020) Mammoth Hospital has hospitalized its first patient since late March due to COVID-19. While the Eastern Sierra has seen relatively few infections over the last few months, the pandemic continues to be a threat to Mono County. This patient is now hospitalized and being treated for coronavirus. […]

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Update: Positive COVID-19 Cases Take Troublesome Upturn in Inyo & Mono Counties

Our public health authorities have been warning residents of Inyo and Mono counties for months that the Eastern Sierra would eventually experience a sharp increase in the numbers of positive COVID-19 cases. The new number of positive COVID-19 cases reported in Mono County as of late Sunday afternoon, July 19th, sits at 79! With the […]

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