All PostSeptember 15, 2020by adminCOVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 14, 2020 – Lost Coast Outpost

Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: A sixth Humboldt County homeowner diagnosed with COVID-19 has died.This individual, in their 70s, had been hospitalized for COVID-19 symptoms. Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich expressed her compassions, saying her heart goes out to this persons loved ones and everyone who is grieving this loss.Twenty-six new cases of COVID-19 have been reported considering that Friday, bringing to 473 the total number of county citizens who have evaluated positive for the virus.” The current increase in case counts is very worrying,” Dr. Frankovich stated. “If we continue at this speed, we are at risk of transferring to the Substantial or Red Tier in the brand-new state structure. This boost not only has implications for the health of our neighborhood, it can likewise affect our local organizations, a lot of whom would need to downsize their operations or, in some circumstances, close operations.” Dr. Frankovich emphasized the importance of sticking to avoidance measures to decrease the threat of COVID-19 transmission. “There are tools readily available to all of us to restrict spread of this infection. Wearing facial coverings, practicing comprehensive and regular handwashing and preventing events with those outside of your home continue to be the best methods to safeguard yourself and your household,” she said.Todays alert level stands at two or level yellow. Check out to see the countys Alert Level Assessment tool.For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit or Local info is offered at or throughout service hours by contacting or calling 707-441-5000. Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard:,Follow us on Facebook: @HumCoCOVID19, Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19, Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19, andHumboldt Health Alert:
= historical information. All information from the Humboldt County Joint Information.