Humboldt County confirms second coronavirus case

The county health officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich said the person recently traveled to a high-risk area.

Posted: Mar 20, 2020 5:51 PM
Updated: Mar 23, 2020 9:17 AM

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. - The second confirmed case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Humboldt County.

The county health officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich said the person recently traveled to a high-risk area.

RELATED: Humboldt County's coronavirus patient released from isolation

Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal said the results underscore the importance of the shelter in place order declared last night.

“It is absolutely critical that Humboldt County takes the Health Officer’s order to shelter in place seriously,” said Sheriff Honsal. “This inconvenience to our daily lives is the necessary step to protect our friends, loved ones and fellow community members.”

Frankovich believes the infected person did not contract the virus in the community.

Humboldt saw its first coronavirus case back on Feb. 20 and that person has since recovered.

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