COVID-19 Statistics | Aug. 24, 2020 – Lost Coast Outpost

Press release from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center:

Humboldt County’s confirmed COVID-19 case count now stands at 359. Fourteen new cases have been reported since Friday.

The daily and weekly datasets on the Humboldt County Data Dashboard have been updated. Below are a few highlights:

  • Humboldt County’s rate of confirmed cases is 265 per 100,000 residents, significantly lower than the state rate of 1,662 and national rate of 1,737 per 100,000 residents.
  • The case doubling time is now 39 days, down from 41 days since last Monday’s report.
  • The 20-29 age group continues to represent the largest number of cases at nearly 25 percent of cases.

Today’s alert level stands at three or level orange. Visit to view the county’s Alert Level Assessment tool.

For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit or Local information is available at or during business hours by contacting or calling 707-441-5000.

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= historic data. All data from the Humboldt County Joint Information Center.

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