All PostSeptember 24, 2020by adminCOVID-19 Statistics | Sept. 23, 2020 – Lost Coast Outpost

News release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center: One new case of COVID-19 was reported today, giving 490 the overall number of county homeowners who have actually checked favorable for the virus. On Tuesday, the Health Care System Capacity alert level, among three categories that suggest the countys capability to react to and handle a boost in COVID-19 cases, moved from green to yellow, due to a recent boost in COVID-19-related hospitalizations. All 3 classifications in the total Alert Level Assessment Tool now stand at level 2, or yellow.There have actually been 30 hospitalizations considering that the pandemic began, seven of those in September alone. Over the past week local healthcare facilities reached an inpatient census of 5 COVID-19 clients, with four clients currently hospitalized in Humboldt County. 3 people requiring inpatient care are under 60 years of age. Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich continues to urge location residents to use all preventive steps at hand to continue limiting transmission of this infection. ” Health Care System Capacity explains trends in hospitalized COVID-19 clients, infections in healthcare employees and the schedule of vital medical resources,” Dr. Frankovich said. “While our regional health care system currently has excellent capability to respond, it is necessary for us to bear in mind that even when our general case rates are lower than those in numerous areas of the state, we can still see an increase in hospitalizations. The relocation from green to yellow in our alert system signifies the importance of the healthcare system in our COVID-19 action efforts.” Visit to see the countys entire Alert Level Assessment tool. For the most current COVID-19 information, visit or Local info is readily available at or throughout organization hours by calling or calling 707-441-5000. Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard:,Follow us on Facebook: @HumCoCOVID19, Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19, Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19, andHumboldt Health Alert: ###
= historic information. All data from the Humboldt County Joint Information.