Press Release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:
Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported today. The total number of county residents confirmed to have contracted the virus is 231.
Of these three cases, two people contracted the virus through contact with a known case, and the means of transmission for the third case are under investigation. A total of 14 cases remain under investigation.
Humboldt County Health Officer Dr Teresa Frankovich noted that since the beginning of the pandemic, the county has experienced waves of new cases, followed by relatively quiet periods in the transmission of the detected virus.
“The epidemiological curve in the data panel shows that the current wave has continued for more than a month,”; said Dr. Frankovich. “This increase in local disease activity is a reminder that safety precautions are more important than ever. We have the ability to dramatically change the virus transmission landscape in our community, helping to keep our businesses afloat.” open and facilitate on-the-school instruction for our children. “
Today’s alarm level is at three. Visit humoldtgov.org/dashboard to view the county Alert Level Assessment tool.
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= historical data. All data from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.