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A sixteenth Humboldt County resident has died after testing positive for COVID-19, and an additional 113 cases of the virus have been reported since Friday. The total number of county residents who have tested positive now stands at 1,500.
The person who died was in their 80s and a patient at Granada Rehabilitation and Wellness Center at the time of death, the seventh COVID-related death connected to the facility. Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman said Public Health extends its sympathies to all of the families who have lost loved ones all year and in this holiday season.
The daily and weekly datasets on the Humboldt County Data Dashboard have been updated. Some highlights include:
Dr. Hoffman said, “These hospitalizations we’re seeing in younger groups are a reminder that this disease is not just affecting the very old and should further strengthen our resolve to each do our part to stop this pandemic.”
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