6 new Covid-19 cases reported Friday, total case count increases to 409

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. (KIEM) — The Public Health Department reports 6 new cases of Covid-19 Friday bringing Humboldt’s total case count to 409.

According to the Joint Information Center, gathering with people outside of one’s household continues to be a significant driver of local cases. Health officials are currently monitoring 57 active cases. The number of recoveries and hospitalizations remains unchanged.

Of the total cases, 252 had contact to a known case, 90 are travel related, and 52 are a result of community transmission. Right now, there are 15 cases under investigation.