Humboldt County Public Well being confirmed three new COVID-19 circumstances immediately.
The information continues a latest spike that has seen 28 circumstances confirmed regionally over the previous two weeks, bringing the countywide tally to 136.
Based on a information launch, 84 circumstances have been contracted via a identified case, 28 through journey and 23 have been from neighborhood transmission, that means the one who examined constructive had no identified contacts to a different case and had not traveled outdoors the native space. The reason for one among immediately’s new circumstances stays below investigation. So far, 15 native residents have been hospitalized with COVID-19 in some unspecified time in the future of their care, together with 4 individuals who died of the illness, all residents of Alder bay Assisted Residing.
Areas throughout the nation and in California are seeing fast will increase in not solely the variety of circumstances however hospitalizations and lots of are stepping again on reopenings, with the governor having ordered bars, seashores and dine-in eating places closed in swaths of the state.
Nationally, 43,644 new COVID-19 circumstances have been confirmed immediately, whereas one other 560 deaths have been recording, making 2.6 million individuals who have been affected within the U.S. with the illness and 127,299 deaths. In California, 6,367 new circumstances have been confirmed yesterday, bringing the statewide tally to 222,917, with 5,980 fatalities.
In a press launch and in her media availability yesterday, Humboldt County Well being Officer Teresa Frankovich indicated she believes the area people is at a crossroads. Whereas a lot media consideration has been targeted on companies closing or reopening, she careworn that social gatherings — of mates, household and neighbors — pose an enormous danger with the potential to shortly unfold the illness and urged individuals to not mingle or socialize outdoors their households.
“We are able to embrace using all of the preventive measures we’ve, equivalent to use of facial coverings and social distancing; we are able to select to not collect with individuals outdoors our family, even prolonged members of the family; our enterprise house owners can observe the protection plans they’ve developed for the good thing about their staff and their clients, or we are able to select to faux that this pandemic shouldn’t be actual and enhance danger for our mates and neighbors,” she stated. “It’s actually that easy.”
Humboldt County Public Well being is urging residents who aren’t experiencing signs to get examined freed from cost on the cell testing website at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. (Individuals experiencing signs ought to contact a healthcare supplier, officers say.) Asymptomatic people could make an appointment to be examined by visiting https://Lhi.care/covidtesting or calling (888) 634-1123. Assessments will probably be administered freed from cost, whether or not or not individuals have medical health insurance.
Fundamentals of COVID-19
The California Division of Public Well being and the Facilities for Illness Management, state that signs of novel coronavirus embody cough and shortness of breath or problem respiratory, or a minimum of two of the next: fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle ache, headache, sore throat or a brand new lack of style or scent.
Emergency warning indicators needing instant medical consideration embody problem respiratory or shortness of breath, persistent ache or strain within the chest, new confusion or incapability to awaken, and bluish lips or face.
In an emergency state of affairs:
Name forward to the emergency room or inform the 911 operator of the opportunity of a COVID-19 an infection and, if potential, placed on a face masks.
Signs or potential publicity:
Within the case of a potential publicity with signs — fever and cough or shortness of breath — contact your physician’s workplace or the county Division of Well being and Human Companies, which has a hotline that may be reached throughout enterprise hours at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (707) 441-5000. Residents searching for medical recommendation or questions on testing are requested to contact Public Well being at email@example.com or at (707) 445-6200.
St. Joseph Well being has additionally arrange a digital evaluation device as an help to evaluate danger elements for contracting the sickness, which could be discovered at right here.
The Federal Emergency Administration Company has began a rumor-control webpage that may be discovered right here.
For the Journal‘s newest COVID tales, updates and knowledge assets, click on right here.
Learn the county’s launch under and consider it is case dashboard right here:
July 1, 2020 – Three New Circumstances Reported Right now
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Three further circumstances of COVID-19 have been reported immediately, bringing to 136 the overall variety of Humboldt County residents who’ve examined constructive for the virus.
Two of those new circumstances have been acquired via contact with a identified case. The technique of transmission for the remaining case is below investigation.
For the latest COVID-19 info, go to cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Native info is obtainable at humboldtgov.org or throughout enterprise hours by contacting email@example.com or calling 707-441-5000.