The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced this evening, Dec. 9, that there are 10 additional coronavirus cases. Following is a breakdown of today’s announced cases:
Three residents from the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor)
Four residents from the Eastern Region (Graeagle/Portola)
Three 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.
There are now 311 total cases; 77 of those are active 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 go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10. 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