April 22: Plumas announces 4 new cases

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced this evening, April 22, that there are four new cases to report. The health agency is posting positive test results twice a week — on Mondays and Thursdays.

The breakdown released today is as follows:

One resident from the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor) Confirmed on April 20.

One resident from the Southern Region (Quincy/American Valley): Confirmed on April 22.

Two residents from the Eastern Region (Portola/Graeagle): One confirmed on April 22 and one confirmed on April 21.

The total confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the county to date totals 697 with 7 active cases in the Southern Region, 3 active cases in the Eastern Region and 1 active case in the Western Region. There have been 45 hospitalizations and six deaths to date.

Case investigations have started. Individuals who might have been exposed, will be contacted by Public Health.

The Public Health Agency has transitioned from its own portal for Plumas County residents to register for a vaccine, to the state’s MyTurn system.

More information about COVID-19 in Plumas County can be found by calling the Public Health hotline at 283-6400 or by visiting its website.