Daily COVID Report / Dec. 3, 2020

COVID REPORT: Forty-Four (44) New Cases Confirmed Today, Joint Information Center Says


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

A total of 993 county residents have tested positive for COVID-19, after 44 additional cases were reported today. This marks the highest single day case report since the pandemic began, breaking a record set only yesterday. 

Humboldt County Deputy Health Officer Dr. Josh Ennis said, “Forty-four cases is obviously the highest daily report we’ve seen to date, and at this point in the pandemic, we know that hospitalizations and deaths follow weeks behind,” Dr. Ennis said. He added that hospital capacity is not a concern today, but he cautioned that the county may have to rely on its own resources to get through this next period of the pandemic. 

“We are just now seeing hospitalizations tick up in the past week after our own surge in cases started approximately four weeks ago. COVID case rates are high in almost every county in the state, so it’s unlikely that our county will have access to outside resources,” he said. “We have to do everything we can as individuals and as a community to protect each other and prevent our health care system from being overwhelmed.” 

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.

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Dec. 3, 2020

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

Cases

New Cases

44

Active Cases

176
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

530

% Positive

8.3%

Health Lab Supply

7,800

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

993

Hospitalizations

49
Acquisition

Contact to Known Case

460

Community Spread

90

Travel

176

Under Investigation

267
Testing

Total Tests

45,622

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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