Daily COVID Report / Sept. 28
COVID REPORT: Octogenarian Becomes Humboldt's Eighth COVID Fatality; Seven New Cases Diagnosed Since Friday
Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:
A Humboldt County resident in their 80s has died at an out-of-county hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19. This marks the eighth death of a county resident related to the virus.
Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich sent her condolences to the family. “Our thoughts are with friends and family members who are feeling this loss,” she said.
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported today, bringing to 508 the number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus.
Today’s alert level stands at two or level yellow. Visit humboldtgov.org/dashboard to view the county’s Alert Level Assessment tool.
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= historic data. All data from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.
- 1 new death.
- 1 new hospitalization.
- 4 new recovered cases.
- 4 cases under investigation were determined as being acquired through travel.
- 11 cases under investigation were determined as being acquired through contact to another known case.
- 1 case under investigation was determined as being acquired through community transmission.
Sept. 21, 2020 – Sept. 28, 2020
As of Monday, Sept. 28
Humboldt Bay Area
Zip codes not listed have experienced five cases or fewer. Zip code populations from the American Community Survey, 2018.