COVID-19 cases, and reported deaths, are picking up again in Shasta County. Four more fatalities were reported Wednesday. They were a man and woman in their 50s, a man in his 70s and a woman in her 80s. Another 74 new cases were reported. There are 341 known active cases in Shasta County, 52 are hospitalized, and 14 are in the ICU. Any questions about Covid can be posed to Shasta County Public Health, and they’ll be answered by their field of experts. They can be e-mailed to email@example.com or left on voicemail at 245-7383. Information on free testing or vaccination options can be found at shastaready.org.