Public Health Confirms Three Hospitalizations and 99 New Cases
October 11, 2021 at 4:08PM
Humboldt County Public Health reported 99 new COVID-19 cases with three new hospitalizations, including one person in their 60s and two people in their 70s. The new cases come after laboratories processed 581 samples with a test-positivity rate of 13.01 percent. After recording a test-positivity rate of 10.1 percent in July — the highest for any month since the pandemic began — the rate in Humboldt County jumped to 15.9 percent in August and 15.2 percent in September, far outpacing state (2.5 percent) and national (6.3 percent) rates.