Oct. 18: Plumas Public Health announces 28 new cases; 2 deaths

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced this evening, Oct. 18, that there are 28 new cases to report. The health agency is posting positive test results twice a week — on Mondays and Thursdays, and the agency last reported 97 cases on Thursday, Oct. 14 (that was for a full week due to the Columbus Day holiday).

Public Health is also reporting two deaths related to Covid, bringing the county total to 14.

There are now 195 active cases; 1,578 total cases, and 14 deaths.

The 28 cases reported today are as follows:

Eight cases for the Southern Region (Quincy/Meadow Valley): Four confirmed on Oct. 15; and four confirmed today, Oct. 18.

Six  cases for the Eastern Region (Graeagle/Portola): Five confirmed on Oct. 15;  and one confirmed today, Oct. 18.

Thirteen cases for the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor): Twelve on Oct. 15;  and one confirmed today, Oct. 18.

One  case confirmed for the Northern Region (Greenville/Indian Valley): One confirmed on Oct.15.

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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.