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August was deadliest month of the pandemic in Humboldt with 22 deaths

August was deadliest month of the pandemic in Humboldt with 22 deaths

Joint Information Center HUMBOLDT – One hundred nineteen new cases of COVID-19 have been processed and confirmed in Humboldt County today. The total number of residents who have tested positive for the virus now stands at 7,111. Two new hospitalizations were also reported, including one person in their 30s and another in their 70s. In

Resident in their 30s dies of COVID; public asked to reconsider gatherings

Joint Information Center HUMBOLDT – A Humboldt County resident in their 30s has died with COVID-19, the youngest local resident to die from the virus. Staff in the Departmental Operations Center extend their sympathies to the person’s family, friends and caregivers. Thirty-one new cases have been confirmed in the county today, and three new hospitalizations have

High levels of coronavirus in Eureka’s sewer wastewater

City of Eureka EUREKA – The City of Eureka has been notified of a higher-than-average concentration of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in wastewater flowing to the City’s wastewater treatment plant. Samples from the plant, which serves the greater Eureka area including Myrtletown, Cutten, and Pine Hill, were collected via the National Wastewater Surveillance System (NWSS), a federal