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 [email protected] or calling 707-441-5000.
Local COVID-19 vaccine information: humboldtgov.org/VaccineInfo
Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/Dashboard
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Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert
= historic data. All data from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.
Data from CalREDIE. Zip codes not listed have experienced five cases or fewer. Zip code populations from the American Community Survey, 2018.