Inyo County saw a dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases, most reportedly infected at through association with residents and employees of the Bishop Care Center. Between August 1 and August 3, Inyo County has seen an increase of thirteen (13) new COVID-19 cases, bringing the cumulative Inyo County number of total case numbers over the past five months to 64. At this time, three (3) positive COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, including two in critical condition. Aside from the concern over the health of those infected, there is worry that the state will roll-back hard-earned progress in reopening businesses and the economy in Inyo County.
Following is the latest news release from Inyo County on the latest surge: