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Covid cases related to community spread

Plumas County Public Health announced today, May 26, that there have been 28 new cases of COVID reported over the past seven days; 35 were reported on May 19.

Public Health Director Dana Loomis said that his agency is following two outbreaks with fewer than 10 cases each, “but cases are generally occurring throughout the county, suggesting community spread.”

There are currently 50 people in isolation and no individuals are hospitalized. The test positivity rate rose from 3.6 percent to 5.6 percent.  These numbers only reflect those reported to Public Health, and don’t account for any positive at-home tests that aren’t reported.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Public Health has reported 3,544 cases and 20 deaths according to its latest figures.

For more demographic information regarding COVID in Plumas County, click here.

 

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