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COVID tier-hopping never seems to end

COVID tier-hopping never seems to end

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – ​​The receding and resurging behavior of coronavirus continues as the county’s health officer warns that restrictions may intensify again. ​Late last month, the county’s state-assigned COVID-19 risk status was downgraded from the purple or widespread risk category to the red or substantial risk tier. ​At the time, Health

Humboldt’s back in the red tier, with reduced COVID restrictions

Businesses are still encouraged to offer services outdoors as much as possible, and some activities remain limited under the Red tier due to higher risk of virus transmission. Live theatrical and musical performances, for example, are not allowed by the state. Gatherings of up to three households are allowed if everyone is wearing facial coverings and maintaining physical distance of at least 6 feet.

31 new cases and a ‘substantial’ red shift

The California Department of Public Health today reassigned Humboldt County to the “Red” or Substantial tier under the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” a surprise decision based almost exclusively on the county’s Health Equity Metric, which is intended to ensure that no population group within a county is disproportionally impacted by COVID-19. 

Red Alert: COVID surge demotes Humboldt, tightens restrictions

State Reassigns Counties Due to Case Surge; Humboldt Assigned to Red Tier The State of California today moved a number of counties into more restrictive tiers in response to the fastest increase in cases and hospitalizations seen since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Humboldt County has been reassigned to the “red” or substantial tier.