Plumas announces 34th COVID-19 case

The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced an individual from the southern area of the county (American Valley/Quincy) is the 34th case of confirmed coronavirus on Thursday, Aug. 6. The person has symptoms and the tracing investigation is underway. There are 32 recovered and active cases in the county.

Following is a rundown of the cases from No. 1 through No. 34 with the basic information that is known. For geographical purposes, Eastern is Graeagle/Portola; Northern is Indian Valley; Southern is Quincy/Canyon/American Valley; and western is Chester/Lake Almanor. (Specific locations are shared if they were revealed.)

No. 1: March 31, Eastern Plumas resident who had been tested at St. Mary’s in Reno.

No. 2: April 2, Eastern Plumas resident (close household contact of the first).

No. 3: April 4, Indian Valley resident.

No. 4: April 10, Lake Almanor resident (rumored to be a false positive).

No. 5: June 15, Eastern Plumas resident.

No. 6: June 18, Quincy resident (close contact with number 5; mild to no symptoms).

No. 7: June 24, Eastern Plumas resident, tested at PDH, mild symptoms.

No. 8: June 29, Eastern Plumas resident, mass testing in Sierra County, symptoms.

No. 9: June 30, Eastern Plumas resident, attributed to Lassen prison outbreak.

No. 10: July 1, Eastern Plumas resident (close household contact of number 7).

No. 11: July 2, Quincy resident, mass testing event, no symptoms.

No. 12: July 6, Eastern Plumas resident.

No. 13: July 7, Western Plumas resident, attributed to Lassen prison outbreak.

Nos. 14 and 15: July 8, two Eastern Plumas Healthcare employees – one lives in Eastern Plumas, the other in South Plumas (one had close contact to the 12th case, an Eastern Plumas resident).

Nos. 16 and 17: July 10, two Eastern Plumas residents from the same household, likely acquired in Reno.

Nos. 18 and 19: July 13, two Western Plumas residents, acquired during a Fourth of July gathering that resulted in a number of confirmed cases in other counties as well.

No. 20: July 14, a Western Plumas resident, case is under investigation.

No. 21: July 15, a Western Plumas resident with ties to another confirmed case.

No. 22: July 16, an Eastern Plumas resident, works in the Portola skilled nursing facility and is a close contact to another confirmed case.

No. 23: July 17, a Western Plumas resident; investigation underway.

No. 24: July 18, a Western Plumas resident, with close ties to No. 23.

No. 25: July 21, a Western Plumas resident, with close ties to another confirmed case.

No. 26: July 22, a Southern Plumas resident.

No. 27: July 22, a Northern Plumas resident, who has been hospitalized out of county for a higher level of care.

No. 28: July 23: a Northern Plumas resident, who is household member of No. 27.

No. 29: July 27: a Southern Plumas resident; investigation underway.

No. 30: July 29: A Southern Plumas resident; investigation underway.

No. 31: July 29: A Western Plumas resident; a close contact of a previous confirmed case.

No. 32: July 30: An Eastern Plumas resident; investigation underway.

No. 33: July 31: An Eastern Plumas resident; a close contact of No. 32.

No. 34: Aug. 6: A Southern Plumas resident; investigation underway.

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