COVID-19 Statistics | October 21, 2020 | Lost coast outpost


Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported today, with a total of 560 county residents who have tested positive for the virus.

Humboldt County saw its first case of COVID-19 eight months ago yesterday. Humboldt County Health Officer Drs. Teresa Frankovich said that staying during any crisis for a long time can have long-term effects on mental and physical health.

“We’ve all been living through this epidemic for quite some time, and it can take a toll,” the doctor said. “Maintaining relationships with our loved ones, exercising enough and taking time to rest are some healthy coping strategies that can be enjoyed by following COVID safety precautions.”

Humboldt County Health and Human Services Department of Behavior Health Director Emi Boetzler-Rodgers said, “It is very important to continue connecting with other people in a safe way. Taking care of yourself with healthy food, rest and exercise is also important. ”

Learn more about coping with the long-term effects of an epidemic at Humboldtgov.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3367.

For the most recent COVID-19 information visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or by contacting [email protected] during business hours or by calling 707-441-5000.

Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/dashboard,
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Humboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert

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

The zip code not listed has experienced five cases or less. Zip code population since the American Community Survey, 2018.

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