Five New Cases Reported Today, July 7; Dr. Frankovich Cautions SoHum That ‘a number of people have contracted the virus there’
Press release from Humboldt County COVID-19 – Joint Information Center:
Humboldt County’s confirmed COVID-19 case count rose to 154. Five new cases were reported today.
Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich said it’s important for county residents to remember that there are cases in all parts of the county even if numbers may appear low in certain areas. She said it is crucial for people to remain vigilant and avoid gatherings.
“As Sheriff Honsal pointed out this morning during the Board of Supervisors meeting, although there are a small number of confirmed cases in Southern Humboldt, a number of people have contracted the virus there,” Dr. Frankovich said. “The case numbers reflect the part of the county where patients reside, not where the virus was contracted. The virus is circulating in all parts of the county. I can’t stress this enough.”
For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov. Local information is available at humboldtgov.org or during business hours by contacting [email protected] or calling 707-441-5000.
Earlier Test Results:
- No Additional Cases Today, June 30
- Three New Cases Today, July 1
- Two New Positive Tests in Humboldt County on July 2
- Six New Cases Today July 3: Frankovich Points to Visits and the Cannabis Industry
- Five New Cases Reported Today, July 6