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Without a trace: Merced County has stopped contact tracing as coronavirus cases surge

A month ago, everyone in Merced County infected with the coronavirus got a call from county officials, asking questions about whom they’d come in contact with. It’s a tracing process that experts say is critical to stopping the spread of the highly infectious disease. Now, facing a five-fold increase in infections, Merced County officials have […]