MERCED (BLJ) – This morning the Merced County Public Health Department on April 30 reported 125 cases of COVID-19 (nine new) and still only three deaths. As of 4 p.m. there are 131 according to the County, an increase of six since 10 a.m.. There are still only three reported deaths in the county. An increase of six cases in as many hours is alarming.
California reported 46,828 cases (2,346 new) and 1,954 deaths (81 new).
The United States reported 1,077,473 cases (27,014 new) and 62,444 deaths (1,970 new).