Press launch from the Humboldt County Joint Data Heart:
A sixth Humboldt County resident recognized with COVID-19 has died.
This particular person, of their 70s, had been hospitalized for COVID-19 signs. Humboldt County Well being Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich expressed her sympathies, saying her coronary heart goes out to this particular person’s family members and everybody who’s mourning this loss.
Twenty-six new instances of COVID-19 have been reported since Friday, bringing to 473 the full variety of county residents who’ve examined constructive for the virus.
“The current enhance in case counts could be very regarding,” Dr. Frankovich mentioned. “If we proceed at this tempo, we’re susceptible to shifting to the ‘Substantial’ or Pink Tier within the new state framework. This enhance not solely has implications for the well being of our neighborhood, it may possibly additionally impression our native companies, lots of whom would want to downsize their operations or, in some cases, shut operations.”
Dr. Frankovich emphasised the significance of adhering to prevention measures to cut back the chance of COVID-19 transmission. “There are instruments obtainable to all of us to restrict unfold of this virus. Carrying facial coverings, training frequent and thorough handwashing and avoiding gatherings with these exterior of your family proceed to be one of the best methods to guard your self and your loved ones,” she mentioned.
Immediately’s alert degree stands at two or degree yellow. Go to humboldtgov.org/dashboard to view the county’s Alert Degree Evaluation instrument.
Humboldt County COVID-19 Information Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/dashboard,
Observe us on Fb: @HumCoCOVID19,
Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19, and
Humboldt Well being Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert
= historic knowledge. All knowledge from the Humboldt County Joint Data Heart.