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Confirmed Second Positive COVID-19 Case in Plumas County


Plumas County’s Public Health Department confirmed that county’s second positive COVID-19 case Thursday.

On March 31st, according to details released by the PCPH, Plumas County received notification of a positive COVID-19 test result from Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center for a resident in the east area of Plumas County. During the investigation, several close contacts were identified and tested for COVID-19, and all were requested to remain in quarantine.

On Thursday the agency was notified by the Shasta County Public Health lab that a household contact of the original patient has also tested positive for COVID-19; all other close contacts tested negative. The recommended self-quarantine of all close contacts is still in effect.

Plumas County Public Health will continue to monitor all those who are self-quarantined and the investigation is on-going. The positive household contact is not symptomatic at this time.

If you have any questions please contact the Plumas County COVID-19 informational phone line 530-283-6400 or send an e-mail to COVID19@countyofplumas.com or visit their website at www.plumascounty.us.

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