SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Health officials say a large chunk of confirmed coronavirus cases in Sacramento County is being linked to church-related gatherings.

Sacramento County public health announced new COVID-19 numbers on Wednesday. There are 314 total confirmed coronavirus cases in the county, officials say. Another death has also been linked to the coronavirus, bringing the count to 9.

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About one-third of those confirmed cases have been linked to church gatherings, public health officials say.

“Sacramento County is urging – and, not just because the Public Health Order calls for it – all residents, from all faiths and all backgrounds to stay home – lives in our communities depend on it,” public health officials said in a release on Wednesday.

Essential businesses remain open, but health officials are urging people to try and minimize their trips to just going grocery shopping once a week.

Health officials also noted that there was a confirmed case of the coronavirus in all but one city in Sacramento County.