A fifth Humboldt County resident has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19.
The individual was in their 70s and passed in the first week of September at an out-of-area medical facility. Public Health was notified through the California Reportable Disease Information Exchange, known as CalREDIE, as this person maintained a permanent residence in Humboldt County but had not been living in the county at the time of death.
The total number of county residents confirmed to have contracted the virus now stands at 447, after five new cases were reported today.
Today’s alert level stands at two or level yellow. Visit humboldtgov.org/dashboard to view the county’s Alert Level Assessment tool.
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