5 new Covid-19 cases, 2 more recoveries reported Thursday

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. (KIEM) — Five more cases of Covid-19 were reported by the public health department Wednesday bringing the Humboldt County case count to 127. That’s 19 cases reported in the last week alone.

Right now there are 5 cases under investigation. According to health officials, 73 people contracted the virus through contact to a known case, 26 were travel related, and 23 were a result of community transmission.

On a more encouraging note, 2 more people have recovered from the virus bringing that number to 105.