Four New Cases of COVID Today, May 27

Press release from Humboldt County COVID19 – Joint Information Center:

Humboldt Test Results by the NumbersFour new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today, bringing to 98 the total number of Humboldt County residents who have tested positive for the virus. All four of the new cases were acquired through contact with another known case.—

Total new positive cases confirmed on May 27: 4

Daily COVID-19 case report for May 27

  • Total number of confirmed cases: 98
  • Total number of recovered cases: 72
  • Total number of hospitalizations: 13
  • Total number of deaths: 2

Transmission information for all known cases

  • Contact to a Known Case: 57
  • Travel-Acquired: 24
  • Community Transmission: 17
  • Under Investigation: 0

Total number of people tested by Public Health Laboratory: 2,866

Total number of people tested by all other sources: 3,004

(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, California Department of Public Health and commercial labs)

The Public Health Laboratory currently has a capacity of approximately 1,900 tests and can process about 65 samples a day with an approximate turnaround time of 48 to 72 hours.

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