1 New COVID-19 Death Reported In Shasta County

Shasta County Public Health could not provide Covid information Tuesday because of an issue with the state database, so Wednesday they reported the numbers from Monday and Tuesday. One fatality was confirmed of a woman in her 50s. That follows a report of 13 deaths confirmed over the weekend. There were another 80 cases for a total of 207, though the actual number in the community is not known. There are 48 Coronavirus patients in the hospital, 8 of them in intensive care. Public health has posted the first of a series called “Ask The Experts”, a 30 minute video with nine local doctors answering questions about Covid. It can be found, along with information on testing, vaccinations and what to do if exposed, at shastaready.org.