As the nation passes the half-million fatality mark, the Coronavirus death toll for Shasta County remains at 172. Another 41 cases have been confirmed from Friday and Saturday, as well as 1,154 negative tests. The total number of cases so far is 10,909. An estimated 170 people have the virus right now, 19 of them hospitalized and 1 in intensive care.
Tehama County has reported 5,068 cases and 52 deaths.
There have been 347 cases and 5 deaths in Trinity County.
1,716 have been reported in Siskiyou County with 13 deaths.
Butte County has reported 158 deaths among their 10,649 cases.
Lassen County has had 17 deaths among their 2,011 cases in the community and 2 deaths among the 3,547 cases in prison.
Humboldt County has had 3,124 cases and 32 deaths.
Modoc County has had 448 cases and 4 deaths.
A second dose Moderna vaccine clinic is set for this Saturday at Shasta Lake Community Center for those who got the first shot on or before January 30th. Information is at shastaready.org.
Anyone who has not had a first dose of vaccine can go to shastaready.org and click on “Tell Me When It’s My Turn” to fill out a form and await contact.
Public health will answer any questions from the public during a virtual town hall on the Shasta County HHS Facebook Page on Wednesday from 11:30AM to 12:30PM. Questions should be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Anyone feeling stressed can get emotional support and coping tips from 833-316-HOPE.
Walk-in testing is available at many locations listed under “Get Tested” at shastaready.org.
More than 7.3 Million Californians have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The state anticipates receiving 1.4 Million doses this week and 1.5 Million next week. 233 people are dying of the virus every day statewide, but that’s well below the high of 764 a month ago.