Dec. 30: Plumas announces 6 new cases; 1 death

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced this afternoon, Dec. 30, that there are 6 additional confirmed coronavirus cases.

Following is the breakdown of today’s cases:

One resident from the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor)

Two residents from the Eastern Region (Portola/Graeagle)

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

One resident from the Southern Region (Quincy/American Valley)

The resident who died was in his 60s with underlying medical conditions and resided in the Eastern Region (Portola/ Graeagle) at the time of his passing. His death is the fourth in Plumas County due to coronavirus.

Contact tracing is underway and 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 of confirmed coronavirus cases is 474.

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]