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COVID-19 Statistics | Dec. 23, 2020 – Lost Coast Outpost

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Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

= historical information. All information from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.
Data from CalREDIE. Zip codes not noted have actually experienced five cases or fewer. Zip code populations from the American Community Survey, 2018.

In vaccine news, the county got its very first shipment of the Moderna vaccine earlier this week. The Moderna vaccine is specifically important for rural communities because it does not require to be frozen at severe temperature levels, and when thawed can be stored in a refrigerator for up to 30 days. The Moderna vaccine can likewise be shipped in smaller amounts. Zip code populations from the American Community Survey, 2018.

A 17th Humboldt County homeowner has actually died after checking positive for COVID-19, and an additional 27 cases of the infection were reported today. The total variety of county citizens who have evaluated positive for the infection now stands at 1,539..
The individual who died was in their 80s and passed away out of county. Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Ian Hoffman said Public Health extends its sympathies to the families who have lost liked ones to the infection..
In vaccine news, the county got its very first delivery of the Moderna vaccine earlier this week. The Moderna vaccine is especially crucial for rural communities due to the fact that it does not need to be frozen at extreme temperature levels, and once thawed can be saved in a refrigerator for approximately 30 days. The Moderna vaccine can also be delivered in smaller sized amounts. Circulation of this vaccine to regional service providers started today and will continue in weekly allocations..
The county is currently in Phase 1A of vaccine circulation, which consists of 3 tiers that indicate priority. Humboldt County is currently immunizing Phase 1A-tier 1 and is making preparations to broaden to tier 2, which will consist of neighborhood health employees, home health and at home helpful services, Public Health field personnel and medical care centers.
For additional information about Phase IA tiers and who will be next in the vaccine circulation procedure, see: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/CDPH-Allocation-Guidelines-for-COVID-19-Vaccine-During-Phase-1A-Recommendations.aspx.
The Majority Of County of Humboldt centers are closed Dec. 24 and 25, although the Joint Information Center will open Saturday, Dec. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., to take calls from the public on topics related to the infection..
Local details is offered at humboldtgov.org or during organization hours by getting in touch with covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us or calling 707-441-5000. For the most current COVID-19 info, see cdc.gov or cdph.ca.gov.
Regional COVID-19 vaccine info: humboldtgov.org/vaccineinfo,Humboldt County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: humboldtgov.org/dashboard,Follow us on Facebook: @HumCoCOVID19, Instagram: @HumCoCOVID19, Twitter: @HumCoCOVID19, andHumboldt Health Alert: humboldtgov.org/HumboldtHealthAlert.
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