Nov. 8: Plumas Public Health reports 45 new COVID cases; 2 deaths

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced today, Nov. 8, that there are 45 new cases to report and two deaths. The health agency has been posting positive test results twice a week — on Mondays and Thursdays. Last week that reporting was delayed until Friday, Nov. 5, when 68 cases were reported (reflecting cases through Nov. 4).

There are now 157 active cases; 1,914 total cases, and 16 deaths. Today’s deaths are from the Almanor Basin and Eastern Plumas. According to the latest statistics there are 4 current hospitalizations. (Plumas News will try to access more information about the hospitalizations and deaths – for example age, vaccination status, etc.

The 45 cases reported today are as follows:

Twenty cases for the Southern Region (Quincy/Meadow Valley): Sixteen confirmed on Nov. 5;  and four confirmed  today Nov. 8.

Ten cases for the Eastern Region (Graeagle/Portola): All 10 confirmed today Nov. 8.

Ten cases for the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor): Four confirmed on Nov. 5; and six confirmed today Nov. 8.

Five cases confirmed for the Northern Region (Greenville/Indian Valley): Three cases confirmed on Nov. 5; and two cases confirmed today Nov. 8.

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More information about COVID-19 in Plumas County can be found by calling the Public Health hotline at 283-6400 or by visiting its covid website here.