Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials confirmed a pair of additional coronavirus, or COVID-19, cases early Tuesday afternoon, bringing the total count to 12 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Two more cases came back positive, according to Henry Mayo spokesman Patrick Moody as of noon on Tuesday.
“We have two patients at the hospital,” Moody said via text message.
One of those patients is one of the new positives from Tuesday, while the other was a patient who previously tested positive, he added.
Henry Mayo has reported a total of nine patients who have tested positive at the hospital, but there have been reports of three additional individuals who have tested positive, bringing the total number of confirmed cases across the Santa Clarita Valley to 12.
On Monday, when the local count was 10 confirmed cases, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said one was in Castaic, seven in Santa Clarita and two in Stevenson Ranch.
In Los Angeles County, there have been 662 confirmed COVID-19 cases and seven deaths as of noon Tuesday. To view all coronavirus-related stories, visit signalscv.com/category/news/coronavirus.