Shasta County reported 42 new COVID-19 cases from Sunday and another 21 from Monday, bringing the total to 1,786. Shasta County’s death toll from the virus remains at 29. The 63 new cases include 26 men and 37 women, and they range from 7 children under 13 to one person in their 80’s. There are 142 active cases. 10 are hospitalized with 2 in intensive care. 407 people are quarantined due to possible exposure.
Butte County has now had 3,015 cases with 51 deaths, and they’ve moved to the less restrictive orange tier. Tehama County has had 50 more cases to total 792 cases with 8 deaths. 25 cases have now been confirmed in Trinity County. Glenn County has had 647 cases and 3 deaths. Lassen County has had one death among 124 cases in the community and 637 in prison. There have been 186 cases in Siskiyou County and 558 in Humboldt County with 9 deaths. Modoc County has reported 27 cases.
Public health says that no single prevention method is perfect, so they recommend a layered approach, using a combination of physical distancing, ventilation, face coverings, hand washing and surface cleaning.
There have been 57,796 negative tests in Shasta County. There are several free options to get tested, which can be found by going to shastaready.org and clicking on “get tested”.