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UPDATE: No confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Plumas; all tests negative

UPDATE, Monday, March 9: The Plumas County Public Health agency released this notice this morning: Public Health received the tests results late last night and they were negative. At this time Plumas County does not have any Persons Under Investigation and no presumptive positive tests. We are still working with our healthcare facilities, schools and other government agencies in monitoring and responding to COVID-19.

UPDATE, Saturday, March 7: Three people have now tested negative for coronavirus, and results are pending on two more individuals.

Original post, Friday, March 6: The Plumas County Public Health Agency released updated information for the coronavirus this afternoon, March 6.

There are now six persons under investigation, located throughout the county. Though asked to provide more specific information as to towns or areas, public health officials declined, citing privacy concerns for those affected.

There are no known links between the individuals other than travel history. Some have been identified as individuals who returned from travel locations with known cases of COVID-19. Thus far two individuals have tested negative, and test results are pending for three others. The sixth individual is being monitored out of an abundance of caution, but screening revealed that testing was not indicated.

According to the agency, all of the individuals are in self quarantine at home and members of the Public Health nursing team are in continual contact with them.

More information can be obtained at the health agency’s website, including informational videos:  https://www.plumascounty.us/2669/Novel-Coronavirus-2019

Editor’s note: We will continue to update our website as more information becomes available. This article is not behind Feather Publishing’s paywall because it deals with a matter of significant public safety. 

Daily update on PUI’s and confirmed cases in Plumas County

March 7, 2020
Number of Persons Under Investigation (PUI)6
Number of Confirmed Cases0
Number of Specimens with Test Results Pending2
Number of Negative Tests3
Number of Presumptive Positive Tests**–*

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