Feb. 5: Plumas announces 1 new case

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced this afternoon, Feb.5, that there is just one new case to report today – a resident of the Western area. This is the second day in a row that just one case was reported

The total confirmed coronavirus number of cases in the county is now 632 with 51 active cases. There have been 40 hospitalizations and six deaths to date.

Following is the breakdown of the most recent announced cases:

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

Contact tracing is underway and if an exposed resident is identified during the investigation, the resident will be contacted by a member of Public Health.

The Public Health Agency now has an information portal online for Plumas County residents to sign up to be notified when it’s their turn to receive a vaccine. The site can be accessed here

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].

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