Dec. 11: Plumas announces 19 new cases

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced this evening, Dec. 11, that there are 19 additional coronavirus cases. Following is a breakdown:

Two residents from the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor)

Eight residents from the Northern Region (Greenville/Indian Valley)

Three residents from the Eastern Region (Graeagle/Portola)


Six residents from the Southern Region (Quincy/American Valley)

If an exposed resident is identified during the investigation, the resident will be contacted by a member of the Public Health COVID-19 Response Team for further screening.

The current total is 335 positive tests results; with 83 active cases. That compares to reports yesterday from Lassen County, where there are 809 total cases, with 440 active. Today Washoe County is reporting 29,942 total cases with 12,475 active cases. Washoe is averaging 424 new cases per day. Sierra County has a total of 27 cases.

Plumas News is interested in talking to anyone who has/had coronavirus and is willing to share their experience. They can remain anonymous if desired. Contact Debra Moore at [email protected].

Plumas County, as part of the Greater Sacramento Region, is now part of California’s stay-at-home order. The new restrictions went into effect as of midnight yesterday. The new order bans all private gatherings and encourages residents to stay at home except to obtain essential services. Here are some highlights:

  • Prohibits private gatherings of any size
  • Closes sector operations except for critical infrastructure
  • Retail remains open at 20 percent capacity with grocery stores at 35 percent capacity
  • Restaurants: take out or delivery only
  • Schools can remain open; if they are already open
  • Closes personal care services including hair salons/ barbershops
  • Non-essential travel restricted statewide
  • Requires 100 percent masking and physical distancing
  • Worship and political expression are permitted outdoors