Daily COVID Report / Aug. 24, 2020

COVID REPORT: Fourteen New Cases Confirmed Over Last Three Days, Says Joint Information Center


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

Humboldt County’s confirmed COVID-19 case count now stands at 359. Fourteen new cases have been reported since Friday.

The daily and weekly datasets on the Humboldt County Data Dashboard have been updated. Below are a few highlights:

  • Humboldt County’s rate of confirmed cases is 265 per 100,000 residents, significantly lower than the state rate of 1,662 and national rate of 1,737 per 100,000 residents.
  • The case doubling time is now 39 days, down from 41 days since last Monday’s report.
  • The 20-29 age group continues to represent the largest number of cases at nearly 25 percent of cases.

Today’s alert level stands at three or level orange. Visit humboldtgov.org/dashboard to view the county’s Alert Level Assessment tool.

For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or during business hours by contacting covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us or calling 707-441-5000.

Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/dashboard,
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Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert

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Aug. 24, 2020

= historic data. All data from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.

Cases

New Cases

14

Seven-Day Average

6
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

948

% Positive

1.5%

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

359

Hospitalizations

21
Testing

Total Tests

21,313

Demographics
As of Monday, Aug. 24, 2020

Age

Average Age

38
Sex

Men

47%

Women

52%
Region

Northern Humboldt

86

Humboldt Bay Area

254

Southern Humboldt

19

Data from CalREDIE. Zip codes not listed have experienced five cases or fewer. Zip code populations from the American Community Survey, 2018.


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