Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

No additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today. Humboldt County’s total number of positive cases stands at 52 since the outbreak began.

Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich said, “The success of social distancing emphasizes how powerful prevention strategies can be. Facial coverings are an important tool for us to have on board when we begin to ease shelter-in-place restrictions on businesses and services and bring more people in the community into contact with each other.”

The following information is based on the most recent data available for all confirmed cases:

  • Contact to a Known Case: 23
  • Travel-Acquired: 20
  • Community Transmission: 9
  • Under Investigation: 0

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Total new positive cases confirmed on April 22:

  • 0

Daily COVID-19 case report for April 22:

  • Total number of positive cases: 52
  • Total number of hospitalizations: 3
  • Total number of recovered cases: 50

Total number of people tested by Public Health Laboratory:

  • 1,138 

Total number of people tested by all other sources (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, California Department of Public Health and commercial labs):

  • 662 

The Public Health Laboratory currently has a capacity of approximately 750 tests and can process about 60 samples a day with an approximate turnaround time of 48 to 72 hours.

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Humboldt COVID-19 Statistics

Confirmed Cases
# of Tests Conducted
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