Shasta County’s downward trend in COVID-19 cases continues, with just 16 new cases from Thursday, and 676 negative tests. The county death toll remains at 179. The total number of cases so far is 11,102. An estimated 129 people have the virus right now, 11 of them hospitalized and 4 in intensive care.
Tehama County has reported 5,128 cases and 52 deaths.
There have been 373 cases and 5 deaths in Trinity County.
1,790 have been reported in Siskiyou County with 14 deaths.
Butte County has reported 169 deaths among their 10,837 cases.
Lassen County has had 22 deaths among their 2,028 cases in the community and 2 deaths among the 3,595 cases in prison.
Humboldt County has had 3,266 cases and 33 deaths.
Modoc County has had 460 cases and 4 deaths.
A new national CDC study adds strong evidence that mask mandates can slow the spread of the coronavirus, and that allowing dining at restaurants can increase cases and deaths.
California officials will allow people to attend Major League Baseball games and other outdoor sporting events, go to Disneyland and watch live performances in limited capacities starting April 1.
The Governor has signed a law aimed at getting students back in classrooms. Many students have not been inside a classroom since last March.
Scheduled vaccination clinics can be found at shastaready.org. Anyone who has not had a first dose of vaccine can click on “Tell Me When It’s My Turn” to fill out a form and await contact.
Walk-in testing is available at many locations listed under “Get Tested” at shastaready.org.