Daily COVID Report / March 9

COVID REPORT: Another Humboldter Dies; Nine New Cases Confirmed; County Remains in the Red Zone


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

A Humboldt County resident has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19, and nine new cases of the virus were reported today. A total of 3,317 county residents have tested positive for the virus.  

The individual who died was in their 70s. This marks the 34th death related to COVID-19. Humboldt County Public Health and Emergency Operations Center staff extend their condolences to the person’s friends and family and all who have lost loved ones to the virus.  

Humboldt County Remains in ‘Red’ Tier 

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today that Humboldt County will remain in the “Red” or Substantial tier under the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” with an adjusted case rate of 6.4 and a positivity rate of 2.3%. 

Public Health officials said that the community can help the county stay in Red and improve to the “Orange” or Moderate tier by following COVID-19 prevention measures and taking the first vaccination appointment offered. County residents can sign up online to be notified when a vaccination appointment is available for their sector or age group. 

To complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Interest Form in English, visit humboldtgov.org/InterestForm.

Para completar el formulario de interés de vacunas en español, visite humboldtgov.org/formulariadeinteres

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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March 9

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

Cases

New Cases

9

Seven-Day Average

14

Currently Hospitalized

4

Currently in ICU

1
Case Updates
Testing

Number of Tests

110

% Positive

8.2%

So Far

Cases

Total Cases

3,317

Hospitalizations

134
Testing

Total Tests

76,201

Demographics
As of Monday, March 8

Age

Average Age

37
Sex

Men

48%

Women

51%
Region

Northern Humboldt

683

Humboldt Bay Area

2327

Southern Humboldt

284
By Zip Code
Town Zip Total cases
Eureka 95501 649
Arcata 95521 582
The O3 95503 530
Fortuna 95540 378
McKinleyville 95519 344
Hoopa 95546 239
Rio Dell 95562 80
Redway 95560 63
Ferndale 95536 47
Loleta 95551 45
Garberville 95542 41
Bayside 95524 38
Trinidad 95570 36
Blue Lake 95525 30
Willow Creek 95573 26
Hydesville 95547 25
Scotia 95565 23
Kneeland 95549 18
Miranda 95553 14
Carlotta 95528 14
Myers Flat 95554 12
Samoa 95564 8
Whitethorn 95589 7
Weott 95571 7
Redcrest 95569 7
Orleans 95556 7
Honeydew 95545 6
Fields Landing 95537 6
Per Capita
Town Zip Cases per capita
Hoopa 95546 6.34%
Honeydew 95545 5.94%
Redway 95560 4.3%
Myers Flat 95554 4.18%
Loleta 95551 3.28%
Scotia 95565 2.98%
Eureka 95501 2.77%
Arcata 95521 2.71%
Fortuna 95540 2.64%
Weott 95571 2.58%
Hydesville 95547 2.56%
Redcrest 95569 2.37%
Rio Dell 95562 2.34%
Bayside 95524 2.2%
Blue Lake 95525 2.09%
The O3 95503 2.08%
Garberville 95542 1.98%
Samoa 95564 1.85%
Fields Landing 95537 1.85%
McKinleyville 95519 1.8%
Kneeland 95549 1.71%
Willow Creek 95573 1.67%
Ferndale 95536 1.62%
Trinidad 95570 1.58%
Miranda 95553 1.53%
Orleans 95556 1.12%
Carlotta 95528 0.94%
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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