Daily COVID Report / Dec. 1, 2020

COVID REPORT: Twenty-One (21) New Cases Confirmed Today, Joint Information Center Says


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

A total of 919 county residents have tested positive for COVID-19, after 21 new cases were reported today. 

Today is Dr. Teresa Frankovich’s last day serving as County Health Officer. She will continue to support Public Health’s COVID-19 pandemic response in a part-time role going forward. Deputy Health Officer Dr. Josh Ennis will fill the position until a replacement is named.  

Dr. Frankovich expressed gratitude to colleagues and the entire community for their tireless efforts in navigating this pandemic. “I’m so thankful to have had the opportunity to serve this community in this incredibly challenging time,” she said. “At this point, we have the knowledge and tools to help us navigate forward.  It will take the effort of each and every one of us to do so.  I am happy to continue serving in a new, supporting role.”

 The California Department of Public Health today updated county tier assignments under the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.” Humboldt County remains in the “Purple” or widespread tier with an adjusted case rate of 8.9 and positivity rate of 3.2%. 

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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Dec. 1, 2020

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

Cases

New Cases

21

Active Cases

130
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

247

% Positive

8.5%

Health Lab Supply

8,300

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

919

Hospitalizations

48
Acquisition

Contact to Known Case

459

Community Spread

90

Travel

176

Under Investigation

194
Testing

Total Tests

44,826

Demographics
As of Monday, Nov. 30, 2020

Age

Average Age

36
Sex

Men

50%

Women

50%
Region

Northern Humboldt

159

Humboldt Bay Area

643

Southern Humboldt

96
By Zip Code
Town Zip Total cases
Arcata 95521 232
Eureka 95501 166
The O3 95503 123
McKinleyville 95519 75
Fortuna 95540 67
Hoopa 95546 61
Redway 95560 34
Rio Dell 95562 25
Bayside 95524 12
Ferndale 95536 11
Trinidad 95570 11
Loleta 95551 10
Kneeland 95549 10
Willow Creek 95573 9
Garberville 95542 7
Myers Flat 95554 6
Miranda 95553 6
Hydesville 95547 6
Scotia 95565 6
Per Capita
Town Zip Cases per capita
Redway 95560 2.32%
Myers Flat 95554 2.09%
Hoopa 95546 1.62%
Arcata 95521 1.08%
Kneeland 95549 0.95%
Scotia 95565 0.78%
Loleta 95551 0.73%
Rio Dell 95562 0.73%
Eureka 95501 0.71%
Bayside 95524 0.7%
Miranda 95553 0.66%
Hydesville 95547 0.61%
Willow Creek 95573 0.58%
Trinidad 95570 0.48%
The O3 95503 0.48%
Fortuna 95540 0.47%
McKinleyville 95519 0.39%
Ferndale 95536 0.38%
Garberville 95542 0.34%

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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