Humboldt County Public Health reported today that the county has confirmed two COVID-19 deaths since its last report April 6: One was a resident age 80 or older and the other was an individual in their 50s.
One new hospitalization was also reported today but, according to a state database
, eight people are currently hospitalized with the virus locally, including two under intensive care, and there is another suspected COVID-19 case. The deaths reported today are the 142nd and 143rd in Humboldt County since the pandemic began.
Find the full public health press release, which includes a schedule of upcoming vaccination clinics, here