Oct. 7: Plumas Public Health announces 62 new cases

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced late this evening, Oct. 7, that there are 62 new cases to report — that’s a big jump from the Oct. 4 number of 24. The health agency is posting positive test results twice a week — on Mondays and Thursdays. Thirty-eight of today’s cases are in Quincy and reflect the large numbers associated with Quincy High School.

There are 130 active cases; 1,452 total cases, and 12 deaths.

The 62 cases reported today are as follows:

Thirty-eight cases for the Southern Region (Quincy/Meadow Valley): Ten confirmed on Oct. 5; 14 confirmed on Oct. 6; and 14 confirmed today, Oct. 7.

Fourteen cases for the Eastern Region (Graeagle/Portola): Two confirmed on Oct. 5; eight confirmed on Oct. 6 and four confirmed today, Oct. 7.

Eight cases for the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor): Seven confirmed on Oct. 6; and one confirmed today, Oct. 7.

Two  cases confirmed for the Northern Region (Greenville/Indian Valley): One confirmed on Oct. 6; and one confirmed today, Oct. 7.

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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.