LAKE COUNTY, CA (September 21, 2020) – Over the weekend, we saw a significant rise in cases and surpassed 500 total in Lake County. Another heart-breaking fatality (this one was not associated with a Senior Residential Facility) has brought our COVID-related death total to 11. One Senior Facility has had over 30 confirmed cases in residents, 20 staff, and seven deaths. Another facility has two resident cases and four staff have tested positive. It appears the usual course is a staff member becoming infected in the community, and bringing it to work. Multiple other situations of COVID infection are arising in care workers and local businesses.