Press release from Humboldt County Joint Press Center:
After 93 new cases were reported today, a total of 2,124 county residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
Humboldt County Public Health and Emergency Operations Center personnel are arranging vaccinations for all remaining Phase 1A providers. Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman said that despite the challenges presented by the early stages of implementing vaccine distribution, the county is developing steadily. He said: “We are continuing to build relationships with providers and strengthen existing relationships with others to spread this vaccine to as many people as possible as quickly as possible.”;
Dr. Hoffman went on to say that those who are in stage 1A and are engaged in health care or office work that has not yet been vaccinated should call the Joint Information Center at 707-441-5000 for more information.
New York State has not yet issued guidelines for Phase 1B, which will target people over 75 years of age.
The daily and weekly data sets on the Humboldt County Data Dashboard have been updated. Some highlights include:
- The county’s confirmed case rate is 1,593 per 100,000 people. The state and national rates were four times higher, at 6,760 and 6,804 per 100,000 inhabitants.
- The number of confirmed cases increased by 9.6% last week.
- Now, the time to double the case is 41.5 days.
- In the 20-29 age group, confirmed cases accounted for only more than 26%, the highest among all age groups.
For the latest COVID-19 information, please visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. You can get local information through humboldtgov.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org during working hours or call 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
= Historical data. All data comes from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.
Data from CalREDIE. Postal codes that are not listed have experienced five or fewer cases. Zip code population in the 2018 American Community Survey.