MERCED (BLJ) – On August 17, Merced County Public Health Department reported 93 deaths (4 new). We think that hospitalization figures might also be reliable so we are now including: 454 even in the hospital, and 91 currently in the hospital.
California reported 11,242 deaths (18 new).
The United States reported 172,146 deaths (60 new).
The global report was 773,152 deaths.