Total Covid Deaths In Shasta County Passes 260

Two more Covid deaths were reported on Wednesday, a woman in her 40s and a man in his 70s. There were also an additional 140 positive tests. 814 people are known to have the virus in Shasta County, 85 of them in the hospital and 20 in the ICU. Vaccination greatly reduces the risk of infection, and vaccinated people who are infected are very rarely seriously ill. Information on testing and vaccinations can be found at shastaready.org.