Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

The total number of Humboldt County residents who have contracted COVID-19 remains at 53, as no additional cases were confirmed today.

The following transmission 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: 1

For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit or Local information is available at or during business hours by contacting or calling 707-441-5000. 


Total new positive cases confirmed on April 28:

  • 0

Daily COVID-19 case report for April 28

  • Total number of positive cases: 53
  • Total number of hospitalizations: 4
  • Total number of recovered cases: 52

Total number of people tested by Public Health Laboratory:

  • 1,378

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

  • 708 

The Public Health Laboratory currently has a capacity of approximately 1,200 tests and can process about 60 samples a day with an approximate turnaround time of 48 to 72 hours.

For the most recent information about COVID-19, visit or For local information, visit, call 707-441-5000 or email

Humboldt COVID-19 Statistics

Confirmed Cases
# of Tests Conducted
Lab Testing Capacity