Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

A total of 44 Humboldt County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 after four new cases were confirmed today by the Humboldt County Public Health Laboratory (PHL).

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

  • Contact to a Known Case: 18
  • Travel-Acquired: 15
  • Community Transmission: 6
  • Under Investigation: 5

Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich said a total of five cases are under investigation at this time. “We’ll update the community when more information is available,” she said.

For the most recent information on COVID-19, 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 4:

  • 4

Daily COVID-19 case report for April 4

  • Total number of positive cases: 44
  • Total number of hospitalizations: 3

Total number of people tested by Public Health Laboratory:

  • 558

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

  • 448

The Public Health Laboratory currently has a capacity of approximately 600 tests and can process about 50 samples a day with an approximate turnaround time of 48 to 72 hours