Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

No additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today. Humboldt County’s case count stands at 55.

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

  • Contact to a Known Case: 24
  • Travel-Acquired: 20
  • Community Transmission: 11
  • Under Investigation: 0

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 May 7:

  • 0

Daily COVID-19 case report for May 7

  • Total number of confirmed cases: 55
  • Total number of hospitalizations: 5
  • Total number of recovered cases: 52

Total number of people tested by Public Health Laboratory:

  • 1,906

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

  • 965 

After receiving additional supplies, the Public Health Laboratory currently has a capacity of approximately 1,400 tests and can process about 65 samples a day with an approximate turnaround time of 48 to 72 hours.

Humboldt COVID-19 Statistics

Confirmed Cases
# of Tests Conducted
Lab Testing Capacity