No COVID-19 cases reported on reservation, HSU student resident tests positive


HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. (KIEM)-The Hoopa Office of Emergency Services reported no new COVID-19 cases today – however, two new cases were reported Friday bringing their total confirmed cases to 46. 

17 cases remain active with 29 recoveries and 0 deaths.  

These numbers are the latest results from K’ima:w Medical Center.  

Humboldt State University reported Saturday, one HSU student resident has tested positive for the Novel CORONAVIRUS.  

As of Saturday, Humboldt state university conducted more than 600 tests for nearly all students moving into campus residence halls. 

A small number of students who have not yet arrived, will move-in within the next few days.  

All five students with positive tests were asymptomatic and had not shown symptoms or felt ill prior to traveling to the area. 

Those students are now residing in rooms set aside for those who need to isolate.   

The university is providing ongoing support including health and wellness checks, meal deliveries and other necessities as needed. 

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The Humboldt County Health Department does not release COVID-19 updates over the weekend however, public health reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, bringing Humboldt County’s total case count to 345. 

With 21 total number of hospitalizations to date. 

The number of recoveries remains unchanged as of Friday.  

Health officials are monitoring 64 active cases, with eight cases still under investigation.  

According to public health five of the 65 active COVID-19 cases are among kids attending K through 12 grades, none of the Fortuna students who’ve attended onsite classes thus far, have tested positive for the virus.