Daily COVID Report / Tuesday

COVID REPORT: One Death, Twelve Confirmed Cases Reported Today, Joint Information Center Says


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

A 33rd Humboldt County resident has died with COVID-19, and 12 new cases of the virus were reported today. The total number of county residents who have tested positive now stands at 3,136.

The person who died was in their 80s. Humboldt County Public Health and Emergency Operations Center staff extend their condolences to the community member’s friends and family. 

The California Department of Public Health is releasing updates to its Places of Worship guidance following recent judicial rulings that allow indoor services with limited capacity. Humboldt County was reassigned today to the “Red” or Substantial tier under the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.” Indoor capacity at Places of Worship remains at 25%.

The updated guidance focuses on safety measures for singing, chanting, playing wind instruments or engaging in similar indoor activities at Places of Worship. Under the Red tier, those include:

  • Face coverings are worn at all times.
  • Physical distance from spectators, congregants and other performers is maintained at all times.
  • Performers count toward the capacity limit.
  • A negative PCR test 72 hours prior to the service is strongly encouraged. 
  • Ventilation is improved to the extent possible. 

For recorded performances intended for later use at a service or ceremony, performers may sing, chant or play wind instruments without a face covering if the following conditions are met:

  • Each performer has taken a PCR test and gotten a negative result 72 hours prior to the recording session.
  • All performers maintain 6 feet of distance.
  • Anyone else involved in the recording (i.e. videographer) wears face coverings at all times. 

Please note this guidance also applies to cultural ceremonies, including weddings and funerals, but does not extend to restaurants or other business sectors. 

The CDPH website states the full guidance is “in the process of being updated.” To read current guidance for all tiers, go to covid19.ca.gov/industry-guidance/#worship and click on “Places of worship and cultural ceremonies.”

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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Tuesday

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

Cases

New Cases

12

Active Cases

128

Currently Hospitalized

9

Currently in ICU

0
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

126

% Positive

9.5%

Health Lab Supply

10,000

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

3,136

Hospitalizations

133
Acquisition

Contact to Known Case

1,865

Community Spread

678

Travel

313

Unknown Acquisition

206

Under Investigation

61
Testing

Total Tests

72,548

Demographics
As of Monday, Feb. 22

Age

Average Age

37
Sex

Men

47%

Women

52%
Region

Northern Humboldt

573

Humboldt Bay Area

2184

Southern Humboldt

255
By Zip Code
Town Zip Total cases
Eureka 95501 607
Arcata 95521 546
The O3 95503 498
Fortuna 95540 355
McKinleyville 95519 326
Hoopa 95546 159
Rio Dell 95562 69
Redway 95560 58
Ferndale 95536 45
Loleta 95551 42
Garberville 95542 39
Bayside 95524 36
Trinidad 95570 34
Blue Lake 95525 26
Hydesville 95547 23
Willow Creek 95573 20
Scotia 95565 18
Kneeland 95549 18
Miranda 95553 14
Myers Flat 95554 11
Carlotta 95528 11
Whitethorn 95589 7
Samoa 95564 7
Orleans 95556 7
Weott 95571 6
Redcrest 95569 6
Honeydew 95545 6
Fields Landing 95537 6
Per Capita
Town Zip Cases per capita
Honeydew 95545 5.94%
Hoopa 95546 4.22%
Redway 95560 3.96%
Myers Flat 95554 3.83%
Loleta 95551 3.06%
Eureka 95501 2.59%
Arcata 95521 2.54%
Fortuna 95540 2.48%
Hydesville 95547 2.35%
Scotia 95565 2.33%
Weott 95571 2.21%
Bayside 95524 2.09%
Redcrest 95569 2.03%
Rio Dell 95562 2.02%
The O3 95503 1.95%
Garberville 95542 1.88%
Fields Landing 95537 1.85%
Blue Lake 95525 1.81%
Kneeland 95549 1.71%
McKinleyville 95519 1.71%
Samoa 95564 1.62%
Ferndale 95536 1.55%
Miranda 95553 1.53%
Trinidad 95570 1.5%
Willow Creek 95573 1.29%
Orleans 95556 1.12%
Carlotta 95528 0.74%
Whitethorn 95589 0.71%

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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