Daily COVID Report / Sept. 8, 2020

COVID REPORT: Twenty-Five New Cases Confirmed Since Friday, Says Joint Information Center


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

Twenty-five new cases of COVID-19 have been reported since Friday, bringing to 434 the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus.

The daily, weekly and monthly datasets have been updated. Some highlights include the following:

  • Of the 1,723 residents tested for previous COVID infection, also known as antibody testing, 31 or 1.8 percent tested positive.
  • The county’s case doubling time has improved to 46 days.
  • The confirmed case rate stands at 320 per 100,000 county residents. The state rate is more than five times that at 1,841 cases per 100,000. The national rate is 1,914 cases per 100,000 U.S. residents.

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.

Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/dashboard,
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Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert

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Sept. 8, 2020

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

Cases

New Cases

25

Active Cases

58
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

771

% Positive

3.2%

Health Lab Supply

7,500

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

434

Hospitalizations

22
Acquisition

Contact to Known Case

260

Community Spread

54

Travel

92

Under Investigation

28
Testing

Total Tests

25,106

Demographics
As of Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020

Age

Average Age

36
Sex

Men

51%

Women

48%
Region

Northern Humboldt

95

Humboldt Bay Area

299

Southern Humboldt

40

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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