Two Humboldt County residents died over the weekend after having been diagnosed with COVID-19. Sixty-four additional cases were reported since Friday, bringing to 1,295 the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus.
One individual was in their 70s and the other was in their 90s at the time of their deaths. Both were residents of the Granada Rehabilitation and Wellness Center in Eureka. A total of 69 residents and 23 staff at the facility have tested positive for COVID-19.
Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman expressed his sympathies for the loved ones of these individuals. “My heart goes out to the family, friends and caregivers of these people who lived and worked here in Humboldt County and were valued members of our community,” he said.
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