50 New COVID-19 Infections Reported In Shasta County On Wednesday

Shasta County’s Covid transmission rate has been dropping steadily, but it’s still considered high at 171 per 100,000 people. Another 50 cases have been confirmed for a total known number of 312, though with widespread at-home testing going unreported and the Omicron Variant going undetected due to its mild symptoms, the actual number in the community is unknown. There are 54 Coronavirus patients in the hospital, 10 of them in intensive care. Information on testing, vaccinations and what to do if exposed can be found at shastaready.org.