Most New COVID-19 Infections Appear To Be Mild In Shasta County

Shasta County Public Health says most people with COVID-19 are experiencing mild symptoms and can recover at home without seeking medical attention. Warning signs that it’s getting severe include difficulty breathing, chest pressure, bluish lips, confusion or difficulty waking up. Guidance can be found on the “symptoms” page at Another 39 cases have been confirmed for a total known number of 278, though the actual number in the community is unknown. There are 55 Coronavirus patients in the hospital, 11 of them in intensive care. Information on testing, vaccinations and what to do if exposed can be found at