Neighboring Modoc County went from having zero COVID-19 cases a month ago to having 22 this week, compared to Trinity County’s official count of now 15 confirmed cases. While it means Trinity County has the lowest number in the region, the figure puts it second in the state to Alpine County, located in central-eastern California, which has two cases.
According to Johns Hopkins University, these are the numbers of cases in counties around Trinity as of Sept. 14 compared to last week.
Trinity County now has 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19, up 2 from last week.
Humboldt County now has 447 confirmed cases, up 24 from last week, with 5 deaths, up 1 from last week.
Tehama County has 471 confirmed cases, up 24 from last week, with 1 death.
Siskiyou County has 155 confirmed cases, up 18 from last week, with zero deaths.
Del Norte County has 129 confirmed cases up 7 from last week, with 1 death.
Mendocino County has 785 confirmed cases, up 31 from last week, with 17 deaths.
Glenn County has 522 confirmed cases, up 48 from last week, with 3 deaths.
Shasta County has 612 confirmed cases, up 12 from last week, with 12 deaths.
Butte County has 2629 confirmed cases, up 223 from last week, with 28 deaths, up 5 from last week
Colusa County has 489 confirmed cases, up 32 from last week with 6 deaths.
Lake County has 393 confirmed cases, up 34 from last week, with 7 deaths, up 3 from last week.
Lassen County now has 727 confirmed cases, up 7 from last week with zero deaths.
Modoc County has 22 confirmed cases, up 5 from last week and zero deaths
Total: 7,396 confirmed cases, up 467 from last week; 80 deaths, up 9 from last week.
The full map of known and active cases can be found at https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
Local testing sites
Community-based COVID-19 testing will be held at the following locations:
Trinity County Fairgrounds, 6000 Highway 3, Hayfork
► Sept. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity Alps Performing Arts Theater, 101 Arbuckle Court, Weaverville
► Sept. 17, 8 to 11:45 a.m.
Lewiston Moose Lodge, 71 Turnpike Road, Lewiston
► Sept. 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Individuals must be 18 years of age or older and have an appointment to be tested.
To register, visit www.trinitycounty.org/mobile-test. If you have questions or need assistance, call the Trinity County Public Health Testing Helpline at 623-8235. Calls will be returned within 24 hours.