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Posted on: May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021 - 1 Death, 18 New Cases Reported Today

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A Humboldt County resident has died with COVID-19, and 18 additional cases of the virus were reported today. A total of 4,002 county residents have tested positive.  

The person who died was in their 70s. Staff in the Emergency Operations Center and at Public Health extend their condolences to the individual’s friends, family and loved ones. 

County Tops 100,000 Vaccine Doses Administered

Humboldt County Public Health and other approved local vaccinators have administered 107,228 doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Local vaccination data on the Data Dashboard has been updated. Some highlights include:

  • 55.4% of Humboldt County residents ages 16 and older who currently qualify for vaccination have received at least one vaccine dose, meaning they have some protection against the virus. 45.8% of the county’s total population have received at least one dose.
  • 44.1% of residents ages 16 and older and 36.5% of the total population are fully vaccinated.
  • 18.1% of county residents in the 16-19 age group are fully vaccinated, an increase of more than 10% from the previous week and the largest weekly increase of any age group. 

View the latest updates at humboldtgov.org/Dashboard. To view vaccine data only, go to humboldtgov.org/vaccinedata

Public Health No Longer Certifying Event Plans;

Organizers Should Still Follow Safety Measures

As more of the state reopens, Public Health will no longer certify private or public event plans. Event organizers and attendees should continue to follow the state’s industry guidance under the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.”  

Anyone with questions about planning events can contact their local jurisdiction:

Businesses should still file Business Reopening Plans with the Humboldt County Office of Economic Development. For more information, visit humboldtgov.org/2911/Guidance-for-industry-and-events

View the Humboldt County Data Dashboard online at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or go to humboldtgov.org/DashboardArchives to download today’s data. 

For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or by contacting covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us or calling 707-441-5000.
 

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