Stanislaus County leaders were still unclear Tuesday about what assistance the state will provide for bringing a coronavirus surge under control.
But they hope to use the state’s influence to do more testing and get test results faster.
“Any resources that show up locally we will put to use very quickly,” Chief Executive Officer Jody Hayes said. “We need ample testing and a quick turnaround time.”
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced $52 million in support for counties in the Central Valley that are inundated by COVID-19 cases. The surge began about six weeks ago after sectors of the economy were reopened in most areas of California.
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