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18 Additional Santa Clarita Valley Coronavirus Cases Confirmed

18 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed within the Santa Clarita Valley as of Saturday afternoon, for a total of over 2,800 cumulative COVID-19 cases.

As of Saturday afternoon, a total of 2,808 cumulative cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the Santa Clarita Valley since testing began in March. These include:

  • 950 in the City of Santa Clarita*
  • 39 in the unincorporated areas of Canyon Country
  • 1,729 in Castaic*
  • Five in the unincorporated areas of Saugus
  • 47 in Stevenson Ranch
  • 12 in the unincorporated areas of Valencia
  • 23 in the unincorporated areas of Val Verde
  • Two in the unincorporated areas of Newhall
  • One  in the unincorporated areas of Bouquet Canyon

*As of Thursday, June 18, officials had recorded 1,312 cumulative cases among prisoners at the North County Correctional Facility, and 486 at the Peter J. Pitchess Detention Center. Those cases are distributed in both the Santa Clarita and Castaic totals. 

Additionally, nine cases have been confirmed in nearby Agua Dulce, as well as 19 in Acton.

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its thirteenth coronavirus related death Wednesday, officials said.

Wednesday’s confirmed death brings the death total for the Santa Clarita Valley to at least 24, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

Due to patient privacy laws, the age and any information regarding underlying health conditions about the patient are unable to be released, according to Patrick Moody, spokesperson for Henry Mayo.

Los Angeles County Public Health has reported 21 coronavirus related deaths in the City of Santa Clarita, one death in each Castaic and unincorporated Valencia and two deaths in Acton, as of Wednesday.

As of Wednesday, Henry Mayo has conducted 2,343 COVID-19 tests. Of those, 249 have tested positive. 77 tests are still pending with Henry Mayo, according to the hospital.

There are seven patients in the hospital as of Wednesday, while 94 patients have been discharged, according to Moody.

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18 Additional Santa Clarita Valley Coronavirus Cases Confirmed

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  1. Not concerning with layoffs of medical staff and no need to change your PPE while you provide medical attention. It’s laughable at this point.

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