CA COVID-19 News Briefing: Governor Invests $52M In Central Valley Hotspots

California Governor Gavin Newsom is investing 52-million-dollars in several Central Valley counties to help combat challenges brought by coronavirus. During a briefing, he said the funds with improve self-isolation protocols and enhance support for healthcare workers. The first installment of nearly half-a-billion dollars in grant money from the CDC will also increase testing supplies. Of the eight Central counties where spread is increasing, recent positivity rates are ranging from ten-to-17-percent. Newsom said essential workers and specifically the Latino community in these regions are being disproportionately affected by the virus.

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