Six more counties have been added to California’s Covid-19 monitoring list, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in a news conference on Monday.
On Thursday, there were 19 counties. There are 23 counties as of today, he said.
This is a list the state uses for technical assistance to engage local health officers in each county to help monitor Covid-19 and provide support, according to Newsom.
At least 265,180 cases of coronavirus have been reported in California and at least 32,219 deaths from the virus in the state, according to Johns Hopkins University's tally of cases.