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June 23 Plumas COVID testing update

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced that as of this evening, Tuesday, June 23, there have been six confirmed cases of COVID-19. For more than two months, Plumas County held steady at four confirmed cases, but one (Eastern Plumas) was added Monday, June 15, and another related case (Quincy) was confirmed Thursday, June 18. Public Health investigations reveal that there were multiple exposures related to these cases.

To date there have been 1,371 COVID-19 tests conducted, with 1,278 testing negative, and 87 tests pending, with six confirmed cases of the virus, four of whom have recovered. Public Health considers an individual recovered when he or she has finished quarantine and is no longer showing signs or symptoms of the virus.

How do our neighboring counties compare?

Lassen County has 7 confirmed cases.

Sierra County has 1 confirmed case.

Butte County is reporting 104 confirmed cases, seven more than yesterday.

Tehama County has 38 cases; three more than reported yesterday.

Washoe County in Nevada has 2,286 confirmed cases, and 74 deaths attributed to COVID, which is an increase of 54 cases from yesterday with no additional deaths. There are 686 active cases with 71 hospitalized and 1,526 individuals recovered.

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