Slight uptick in reported Plumas COVID cases
After a couple of weeks of waning COVID numbers, Plumas County is experiencing a slight uptick in newly reported cases. Today, March 31, Plumas County Public Health reported 7 new cases over the past seven days — compared to just one case reported over the prior 7 day period ending March 28. Today’s report comes exactly two years after the first Plumas County case was reported on March 31, 2020.
There are currently 8 people in isolation and no individuals are hospitalized. The test positivity rate increased slightly to .9 percent from Monday’s reported .4 percent. Of course, these numbers only reflect those reported to Public Health, and don’t account for any positive at-home tests that aren’t reported.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Public Health has reported 3,246 cases and 20 deaths.
For more demographic information regarding COVID in Plumas County, click here.