Daily COVID Report / Nov. 19, 2020

COVID REPORT: Twelve New Cases Confirmed Today, Says Joint Information Center; Testing Demand on the Rise


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

Twelve additional cases of COVID-19 were reported today, bringing to 711 the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus.  

Local demand for testing has increased as the local case rate has risen. Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms should contact their primary care provider or the Joint Information Center at 707-441-5000.  

Some symptoms of COVID-19 include: 

  • Diarrhea/abdominal pain/vomiting
  • Headache 
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Muscle aches
  • Runny nose/sinus congestion
  • New loss of smell or taste. 

The OptumServe site located at Redwood Acres in Eureka provides testing for asymptomatic individuals. Walk-ins are not accepted. To make an appointment, visit lhi.care/covidtesting or call 888-634-1123.  

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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Nov. 19, 2020

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

Cases

New Cases

12

Active Cases

82
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

346

% Positive

3.5%

Health Lab Supply

9,850

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

711

Hospitalizations

41
Acquisition

Contact to Known Case

413

Community Spread

90

Travel

163

Under Investigation

45
Testing

Total Tests

40,664

Demographics
As of Monday, Nov. 16, 2020

Age

Average Age

36
Sex

Men

50%

Women

50%
Region

Northern Humboldt

132

Humboldt Bay Area

470

Southern Humboldt

85
By Zip Code
Town Zip Total cases
Arcata 95521 143
Eureka 95501 140
The O3 95503 86
Fortuna 95540 61
Hoopa 95546 57
McKinleyville 95519 55
Redway 95560 31
Rio Dell 95562 21
Trinidad 95570 9
Kneeland 95549 9
Ferndale 95536 8
Willow Creek 95573 8
Bayside 95524 7
Loleta 95551 7
Garberville 95542 7
Myers Flat 95554 6
Scotia 95565 6
Per Capita
Town Zip Cases per capita
Redway 95560 2.11%
Myers Flat 95554 2.09%
Hoopa 95546 1.51%
Kneeland 95549 0.86%
Scotia 95565 0.78%
Arcata 95521 0.67%
Rio Dell 95562 0.61%
Eureka 95501 0.6%
Loleta 95551 0.51%
Willow Creek 95573 0.51%
Fortuna 95540 0.43%
Bayside 95524 0.41%
Trinidad 95570 0.4%
Garberville 95542 0.34%
The O3 95503 0.34%
McKinleyville 95519 0.29%
Ferndale 95536 0.28%

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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