As of April 8, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Please note: our case count changes rapidly as we receive information from several sources and it takes time to verify the accuracy of each report. Community transmission is occurring in El Dorado County. No area of the county is considered to be low risk.
*Statistics are NOT updated on the weekends.
** Tests were completed by healthcare providers across El Dorado County, including local hospitals and private healthcare facilities. Some tests were completed by healthcare providers and hospitals in other counties.
*** All statistics are being provided as County Public Health Communicable Disease Investigators gather information. For that reason, counts (geography, gender, etc.) may change as more information is received during the course of investigation.
The resident acquired the COVID-19 virus from an unknown source. For more information -
See press release
On the morning of March 20, 2020, El Dorado County officials announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in an El Dorado County resident. The individual, who traveled to a Central California County where exposure is believed to have occurred, was visiting sick family members and has not yet returned to El Dorado County. She is fully recovered from mild symptoms and has remained in the Central Valley. Health officials are monitoring the case. For more information - See press release
On the afternoon of March 20, 2020, El Dorado County officials announced the second confirmed case of COVID-19 in an El Dorado County resident. The individual had traveled to the State of Washington where he is believed to have been exposed. Testing occurred in Placer County. "His symptoms were mild, he self-isolated when he became symptomatic as health officials have been suggesting, and he has fully recovered," said El Dorado County Public Health Officer, Dr. Nancy Williams. The individual had no underlying health issues and was not in the high-risk category of 65 years old and above.
For more information - See press release