For the first time in months, Plumas County Public Health announced an increase in deaths. It had been holding steady at six, but in the figures released tonight at 6:20 p.m., the deaths were reported at 10.
The four deaths reported tonight include: two residents of the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor) and two residents of the Eastern Region (Portola/Graeagle).
The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced this evening, Sept. 2, that there are 36 new cases to report. The health agency is posting positive test results twice a week — on Mondays and Thursdays. On Monday, Aug. 30, (the last reporting day) 34 cases were reported.
The cases reported today are as follows:
Fourteen cases for the Southern Region (Quincy/Meadow Valley): Eight confirmed on Aug. 31; and six confirmed today, Sept. 2.
Thirteen cases for the Eastern Region (Graeagle/Portola): Two confirmed on Aug. 31; eight confirmed on Sept. 1 and three confirmed today, Sept. 2.
Nine cases for the Western Region (Chester/Lake Almanor): Two confirmed on Aug. 31; two confirmed on Sept. 1 and five confirmed today, Sept. 2.
The total confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the county to date is 1,053.
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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.