Thirty-eight more tests have been concluded since yesterday’s report — all negative — and the Public Health Lab has received new supplies, and has the capacity to run about 400 tests.

Daily COVID-19 testing stats from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

People tested before the Public Health Laboratory came online March 7:    

  • 6 tested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or California Department of Public Health

People whose tests were run by the Public Health Laboratory:    

  • 103

Results Summary to date:      

  • 109 total patients tested          
  • 1 positive          
  • 1 positive, cleared          
  • 1 inconclusive, cleared          
  • 106 negative

Current test capacity: After receiving additional supplies, the Public Health Laboratory has a total capacity of 400 tests and can process approximately 20 samples a day with an approximate turnaround time of 48 hours.