Daily COVID Report / Friday

Three New Positive Cases Confirmed Today, Says Joint Information Center; Also, County Releases Infections by Age Range for the First Time


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

Humboldt County’s COVID-19 case count now stands at 91, as three additional positives were confirmed today.

Beginning today, the Humboldt County Joint Information Center will report each Friday the age range of county residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

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

  • Contact to a Known Case: 48
  • Travel-Acquired: 24
  • Community Transmission: 15
  • Under Investigation: 4

  • Positive cases by region:
    • Northern Humboldt: 18
    • Greater Humboldt Bay Area: 69
    • Southern Humboldt: 4
  • Males: 41%
  • Females: 59%

  • Mean age: 48
  • Case count per age range:
    • <19 : 7
    • 20-29 : 11
    • 30-29 : 18
    • 40-49 : 16
    • 50 – 59 : 9
    • 60-69 : 20
    • 70-79 : 3
    • 80+ : 7

A total of 5,086 county residents have been tested for COVID-19 since the outbreak began. Humboldt County’s testing rate of 3,725 per 100,000 residents is higher than the estimated state rate of 3,558 per 100,000. The estimated national rate is 3,693 per 100,000 people.

The rate of confirmed cases in the county stands at 65 per 100,000 residents, with the state rate more than three times higher at an estimated 222 cases per 100,000. The estimated U.S. rate of confirmed cases is 495 per 100,000 people.

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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Friday

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

Cases

New Cases

3

Active Cases

23
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

127

% Positive

2.4%

Health Lab Capacity

2,100

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

91

Hospitalizations

11
Acquisition

Contact to Known Case

48

Community Spread

15

Travel

24

Under Investigation

4
Testing

Total Tests

5,086

Demographics
As of Friday, May 22

Age

Average Age

48
Sex

Men

41%

Women

59%
Region

Northern Humboldt

18

Humboldt Bay Area

69

Southern Humboldt

4

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