There were 222 new cases of coronavirus reported in Monterey County, bringing the total up to 17,379. There were five new hospitalizations and five more deaths. Nationwide, there were a hefty 241K new cases, bringing the total to 15.816 million, while deaths soared to 3,338 leaving the total at 294,362 to date. In California, the numbers were equally bleak with 33,269 new cases bringing the total up to 1.496 million while deaths rose by 178 to 20,655. These numbers are huge, please obey the stay-at-home order unless you are an essential worker and don’t travel unless it is absolutely urgent.