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COVID-19 Daily Test Results

Posted on: May 30, 2020

May 30, 2020

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 2

  • Total confirmed cases: 101
  • Total recovered cases: 73
  • Total deaths: 3
  • Total hospitalizations: 13

Transmission information for all known cases

  • Contact to a Known Case: 59
  • Travel-Acquired: 24
  • Community Transmission: 17
  • Under Investigation: 1

Number of tests run since last report

  • Public Health Laboratory: 72
  • OptumServe public testing site: 124

Total tests run to date

  • Public Health Laboratory: 3,007
  • OptumServe public testing site: 2,493

Public Health Laboratory testing Information

  • Supply capacity: Approximately 1,800 tests
  • Testing capacity: 70 samples per day
  • Turnaround time: 48 to 72 hours

For the most recent information about COVID-19, visit CDC.gov or CDPH.ca.gov. For local information, visit humboldtgov.org, call 707-441-5000 or email covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us.

What do these numbers mean? 

  • New confirmed cases of COVID-19—the number of test-confirmed positive cases since the previous report.
  • Total confirmed cases—the number of test-confirmed positive cases since the pandemic began, including people who have recovered from the illness.
  • Total recovered—the number of confirmed cases who are no longer in isolation, meaning they have met Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria for release, including absence of fever for at least three days without use of fever-reducing medicine, improvement in symptoms and have had seven days or more since onset of symptoms.
  • Total deaths—the number of people who have died after being diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • Total hospitalizations—total number of people with confirmed cases of COVID who have been hospitalized since the pandemic began, including people who have been released.
  • Number of tests run since last report—number of people who tested since the most recent reporting period.
    • Public Health Laboratory—number of people whose sample was tested by the Humboldt County Public Health Laboratory since the most recent reporting period.
    • OptumServe—number of tests performed at the OptumServe testing site in Eureka since the most recent reporting period.
    • All other testing sources—number of tests performed by the CDC, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), LabCorp, Quest Diagnostic and point-of-care machines, updated each Friday. Non-local labs have a slower turnaround time than our local lab.
  • Total tests run to date—total number of people who have received tests.
    • Public Health Laboratory—total number of people to date whose sample was tested by the Humboldt County Public Health Laboratory.
    • OptumServe—number of tests performed to date at the OptumServe test site in Eureka.
    • All other testing sources—total number of tests performed to date by the CDC, the CDPH, LabCorp, Quest Diagnostics and point-of-care machines, updated each Friday. Non-local labs have a slower turnaround time than our local lab.
  • Public Health Laboratory test capacity—the approximate number of testing kits that are complete and ready to be administered. This number is decreased by testing and increased as additional supplies are acquired.
  • Public Health Laboratory turnaround timethe estimated amount of time it takes per testing run. Each run can include up to 20 samples; multiple batches can be run each day.
  • Transmission data
    • travel-acquired—nationally, internationally or regionally
    • contact to known case—an individual found to have been in direct contact with someone who tested positive for the virus
    • community transmission—spread without travel or known contact to any other confirmed case
    • under investigation—confirmed case whose means of transmission has not yet been determined.
  • Regional data—the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 per region. The three reporting regions of Humboldt County are:
    • Northern Humboldt— extends south from Humboldt’s County’s border with Del Norte County (North) to Highway 299 (South).
    • Greater Humboldt Bay Area—extends south from Highway 299 (North) to Highway 36 (South).
    • Southern Humboldt—extends south from Highway 36 (North) to Humboldt County’s southern border with Mendocino County.
  • Gender—the gender of individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. Total cases, shown by percentage.
  • Mean age—the average age of all the individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. Average age is calculated by adding all the ages of individuals together and dividing by the number of cases.
  • Age Range—the number of total individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 grouped by age.
  • Test rates and confirmed case rates relative to the State of California—the number of tests performed per 100,000 people. Numbers of tests performed are provided by the Humboldt County Public Health Laboratory, LabCorp, Quest Diagnostics, CDPH and the CDC. Population estimates are based on data from the United States Census Bureau. Rates per 100,000 are calculated by dividing the total number of tests performed by the population of the jurisdiction and multiplying the result by 100,000.
  • Confirmed case rates relative to the State of California—the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 people. Test results are provided by the Humboldt County Public Health Laboratory, LabCorp, Quest Diagnostics, CDPH and the CDC. Population estimates are based on data from the United States Census Bureau. Rates per 100,000 are calculated by dividing the total number of confirmed cases by the population of the jurisdiction and multiplying the result by 100,000. 

Notes on patient and demographic data

To protect the identity of people with COVID-19, their specific location of residence will not be disclosed. The Humboldt County Public Health Branch is legally responsible for protecting personal health information, including residence address, specific age, recent travel, the identities and locations of any contacts, the provider of medical treatment, the course of illness and any other information that might identify an individual with or exposed to the virus unless it serves the interests of public health to do so.

Although we understand it is of interest to residents, providing location and other demographic information to the general public does nothing to slow the spread of illness. Humboldt County is experiencing untraceable person-to-person transmission, also known as “community spread,” and there is no place that can be considered safe. To reduce your chances of acquiring or spreading COVID-19, avoid travel, wash your hands, keep yourself and your environment clean, follow the shelter-in-place order, and do not leave home for any reason unless it is absolutely necessary to do so.

The following case information is provided daily Monday through Saturday:

  • New confirmed cases
  • Total confirmed cases to date
  • Total recovered cases to date
  • Total deaths to date
  • Total hospitalizations to date
  • Number of tests run since last report
    • Number of Public Health Lab tests since last report
    • Number of OptumServe tests since last report
  • Total number of tests to date
    • Number of Public Health Lab tests to date
    • Number of OptumServe tests to date
  • Public Health Lab test capacity, total and daily, and estimated turnaround time
  • Transmission data
    • travel-acquired
    • contact to known case
    • community transmission
    • under investigation

Additional information is updated each Friday:

  • Number of tests run since last report
    • All other sources, including the CDC, the CDPH, LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics
  • Total number of tests to date
    • All other sources, including the CDC, the CDPH, LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics
  • Regional data
  • Gender
  • Mean age
  • Age range
  • Test rates and positive test rates relative to the State of California and the United States.

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