Tag Archives: Purple Tier – Widespread

Purple Tier is back as case rate worsens

Purple Tier is back as case rate worsens

Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman said the adjusted case rate of 25.2 and positivity rate of 6.5 percent are well above meeting the criteria for the purple tier. “This move by the state reflects what we had been seeing over the past month with the virus worsening locally,” he said.

COVID scourge steeply surging

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – COVID-19 is surging and what Humboldt’s health officer has described as a “steep climb in cases” has moved the county into the state’s highest risk category, effecting new restrictions and a curfew.  Disease is spreading at an unprecedented pace nationally, statewide and now, locally. Humboldt saw 122 cases

48 new cases – ‘act as if you may have been exposed’

Nov. 30, 2020 – 48 New Cases Reported Since Friday Forty-eight additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported since Friday. A total of 898 county residents have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began, with more than 300 cases reported in November alone. Residents who participated in high-risk activities over the holidays are

County swept up in ‘alarming’ infection trend

Note: this story was published just before Humboldt County entered the Purple Tier indicating “widespread” coronavirus cases. – Ed. Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​Humboldt County had been “luckier than most” with spread of COVID-19, Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich has said, but luck has run out – the  county’s case  rate has