Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:
Humboldt County’s COVID-19 case count numbered 228, with seven additional cases reported today.
Humboldt County Health Officer Drs. According to Teresa Frankovich, visits to friends and family in the county become important drivers of new infections. “In many places local residents are traveling or visiting visitors are experiencing very high rates of COVID-19 infections, interacting with someone who is ill with COVID,” she said .
California State Health Officer and Drs. Frankovich has asked both residents to stay as close to home and to limit travel as possible. “We are fortunate to have some of the most beautiful areas in the world in our backyard,” said Frankovich. “I would encourage everyone to take advantage of this and postpone or cancel any non-essential, out-of-the-field travel. And please, ask your friends and family to wait for a safe time for you to come here in Humboldt. This is the best way to protect your family and your community. “
Today’s alert is at level three. Go to humboldtgov.org/dashboard to see the county’s alert level assessment tool.
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= Historical data. All data from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.