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County Maintains Its Red Tier Status

Stanislaus County didn’t move to a less restrictive tier when tier placements were announced this week, but they didn’t move to a more restrictive one, either.

With hospitalizations and new coronavirus cases holding steady, Stanislaus maintained its current red tier (substantial) status.

As of Tuesday afternoon, April 6, the county had reported a total of 53,140 positive COVID cases since the pandemic began over a year ago. There have been 1,007 deaths in the county due to the virus and 51,552 recovered cases.

In terms of vaccines, there have been 176,870 total doses allocated to Stanislaus County. Those have included the 85,429 allocated to health care providers and the 91,441 doses allocated to public health.

Not included in that total are the vaccines provided directly through a federal program addressing needs at long term care facilities and some that go directly to hospitals.

There are still many locations around the county offering free COVID testing and vaccination sites have opened up for all residents ages 16 and over.

To find out where you can get tested or in line for a vaccine, visit the county’s coronavirus information website at

Up to date information can also be found at