Lake County, CA (July 1, 2020) — Lake County has experienced a significant rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases over the last week. On June 25, we were at 42 total cases. We now have 79 cases, 39 active, with 4 people currently in the hospital. Of this increase of 37 cases, at least half resulted from an outbreak in the farmworker community, with the other cases stemming from a variety of sources. This pattern of spread indicates that there is at least some community transmission.