Coronavirus has begun to spread among employees in California’s prison system, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.
The man, in his sixties, died on Thursday at Madera Community Hospital. He tested positive for the disease on March 23.
From the front porch of his home, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand announced Thursday that the city’s shelter-in-place order will continue through Easter.
“We’re in for some ominous times,” Fresno County’s interim public health officer Dr. Rais Vohra said during a Tuesday evening briefing.