In a press release Tuesday afternoon, Plumas County Public Health confirmed yet another case, bringing the number to 13. Public Health received notification from Lassen County of a positive COVID-19 test result for a resident in Western region of Plumas County related to a COVID-19 outbreak in the California Correction Center (CCC) in Lassen County. No additional information was released by Public Health.
A closer look at the four regions as defined by the Health Department’s map:
Western Region: (1 recovered, 1 active)
Includes Warner Valley to the west, the Chester/Lake Amanor area up to but not including Canyon Dam and ends at the Feather River Canyon down to Paxton.
Northern Region: (1 recovered, 0 active)
Begins at Canyon Dam and includes all of Indian Valley to the south up to and including Indian Falls.
Southern Region: (1 recovered, 1 active)
Begins past Indian Falls and east of Paxton and covers all of American Valley, Bucks Lake, LaPorte and to the east as far as Greenhorn.
Easter Region: (4 recovered, 4 active)
Begins just past Greenhorn at Cromberg and covers everything east to the county line past Chilcoot.
How do our neighboring counties compare?
Information compiled the morning of July 8:
Lassen County has 40 confirmed community cases. Prison complexes: There are 223 cases reported at the CCC and 4 cases being reported at the High Desert State Prison.
Sierra County remains at 1 confirmed case with 294 tested, nine results pending.
Butte County is reporting 275 confirmed cases, three deaths.
Tehama County now has 94 confirmed cases, 14 active, 79 recovered.
Washoe County in Nevada has 3,295 confirmed cases, and 82 deaths attributed to COVID, which is an increase of 60 cases from July . There are 1,090 active cases with 91 hospitalized and 2,123 individuals recovered.