9:30AM Tuesday: 5 Additional COVID Deaths Reported In Tehama County

Shasta County reported another 76 Coronavirus cases from Friday and 57 from Saturday for a total of 2,179, as well as another fatality. The data from Sunday and Monday are not yet available. The 133 new cases include 9 teenagers and 7 children under 13. A woman in her 80’s is the 32nd person to die of the virus in Shasta County. There are 134 active cases, 14 of them hospitalized and 4 in intensive care. 365 people are quarantined due to possible exposure.

Tehama County Public Health says anyone who visited the Round Up Bar in Red Bluff on the 16th through the 18th of October should get tested. Tehama County has had 929 cases and 5 more deaths for a total of 14. There have been 35 cases confirmed in Trinity County. Butte County has had 3,186 cases and 54 deaths. Glenn County has had 702 cases and 3 deaths. There have been 241 cases in Siskiyou County and 558 in Humboldt County with 9 deaths. Modoc County has had 51 cases. Lassen County has had one death among their 130 cases in the community and 641 in prison.

Widespread testing is a vital component in keeping the county out of the purple tier. There have been 65,126 negative tests in Shasta County. There are several free options to get tested, which can be found by going to shastaready.org and clicking on “get tested”.

Shasta County Public Health this will be an extra-complicated respiratory virus season, making flu shots much more important. The flu shot is free for everyone this year. Appointments can be made by calling public health at 225-5591.