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. 

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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Sept. 28

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

Cases

New Cases

7

Active Cases

23
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

525

% Positive

1.3%

Health Lab Supply

8,500

Last Week
Sept. 21, 2020 – Sept. 28, 2020

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

508

Hospitalizations

31
Acquisition

Contact to Known Case

331

Community Spread

68

Travel

107

Under Investigation

2
Testing

Total Tests

28,927

Demographics
As of Monday, Sept. 28

Age

Average Age

36
Sex

Men

51%

Women

48%
Region

Northern Humboldt

100

Humboldt Bay Area

345

Southern Humboldt

63

Zip codes not listed have experienced five cases or fewer. Zip code populations from the American Community Survey, 2018.


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