Plumas County Public Health received notification of a positive COVID-19 test result for a resident in the eastern region (Portola/ Graeagle area), which is No. 51. The individual is a Plumas County resident and works outside Plumas County. Contact tracing investigation has started and if an exposed residents is identified during the investigation, the resident will be contacted by a member of the Public Health COVID-19 Response Team for further screening. Plumas County Public Health is working with public health from the county where the individual is employed. Please see attached map.
This is the first case that has been reported since Sept. 21, when No. 50 was reported — also a resident of Eastern Plumas. That individual was a health care worker. Of the 51 confirmed cases, all are considered recovered except for the most recent case and no deaths have been reported.