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Humboldt County: One New Case of COVID-19 Confirmed; Limited Demographic Information Now Available.


The number of COVID-19 cases in Humboldt County now totals 28, following confirmation of one additional positive case today.

Of those 28 people, eight had traveled internationally, 13 had contact with a known case and three are believed to have contracted the virus through community transmission. Four additional cases are under investigation.

Three quarters of Humboldt County’s cases are located around areas with the largest populations—Eureka, Arcata, Fortuna and McKinleyville. The average age of those infected is 41. Males represent 54 percent of cases, while 46 percent are female.

County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich warned against reading too much into these statistics. “It should be expected that larger population centers will have larger numbers of cases,” she said. “No area of the county is considered to be low risk because we have community transmission occurring.”

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information

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