Registration for weekend vaccine clinic fills up

Registration to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations for Yuba-Sutter residents 65 years and older opened on Wednesday and rapidly stuffed up.

Bi-County Well being Officer Dr. Phuong Luu stated the five hundred slots for the weekend’s county-sponsored clinic stuffed inside 24 hours, with a wait listing of 60 individuals.

“Residents are keen for his or her alternative to get the vaccine,” Luu stated. “Nonetheless, provide continues to be a problem. We await particulars from state and federal companions on when distribution will enhance.”

Luu inspired residents to proceed training persistence, as vaccine provide shouldn’t be underneath native management.

“We stay centered on distributing vaccines as rapidly as attainable,” Luu stated. “Within the meantime, our case rely, hospitalizations, and deaths stay regarding. Diligence in training the tenets even amidst vaccine distribution stays paramount.”

The variety of COVID-19 circumstances within the Yuba-Sutter space elevated by 42 on Thursday, bringing the whole to 12,868 circumstances. There are at present 830 lively circumstances within the space.

Fifty-four residents have been hospitalized as of Thursday night, whereas 142 individuals recovered from the virus. 5 native deaths have been reported on Thursday – a complete of 111 native residents have died to this point as a result of virus.

Yuba and Sutter counties stay within the purple tier the place indoor eating is prohibited. Out of doors eating is allowed with modifications, together with curbside pickup. Bars not offering meals are required to stay closed, in addition to film theaters. Private care providers like hair salons can open with modifications. A full listing of all of the sectors which can be affected inside every tier might be discovered at covid19.ca.gov/industry-guidance/.

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