2:30PM Wednesday: Additional Deaths Reported In Butte And Tehama Counties

Shasta County reported another 7 Coronavirus cases for a total of 652. Ranging in age from 20’s to their 40s, 6 of the 7 had symptoms. There are 28 active cases, and only 2 remain hospitalized. 12 Shasta County residents have died of COVID. Public Health reported a large one day increase in the number of people quarantined due to possible exposure. On Tuesday 99 people were under quarantine, and as of Wednesday 159 people were under quarantine.

There have been 40,851 negative tests in Shasta County. Anyone can get tested for free, and testing volume is one of the factors the state uses to determine how open a county can be. The best option can be found by going to shastaready.org and clicking on “get tested”.

Cal-OSHA says it’s essential for healthcare workers to wear masks to reduce exposure to respiratory droplets for themselves and for patients.

Butte County Public Health reported 3 additional deaths on Wednesday for a total of 31.There have been 2638 cases in Butte County. Tehama County, which has moved out of the state’s most restrictive category, has had 480 cases and reported an additional death on Wednesday for a total of 4. Trinity County has had 15 cases. Glenn County has had 539 cases and 3 deaths. Lassen County has had 92 cases in the community, in addition to 637 in the prison population. There have been 156 in Siskiyou County and 473 in Humboldt County with 6 deaths. Modoc County has now reported 22 cases.