Active COVID-19 Infections Begin To Decline In Shasta County

Another 93 Coronavirus cases were reported for Shasta County Wednesday. The highest infection rate is among children age 12 and under. There are 1,012 known active cases in Shasta County, but public health believes the actual number to be much higher. There are 73 patients in the hospital with Covid and 9 in the ICU. Every home in the country can get four free Covid test kits mailed to them by simply visiting covidtests.gov. Public health says antigen testing, which is what at-home tests use, is not as accurate as PCR testing, which is what professional testing clinics use. Vaccinations are available for free at many locations. In-home appointments can be made at myturn.ca.gov. A lot of information can be found at shastaready.org.