230 Shasta County residents have died from COVID-19. Another 24 cases have been reported as well as 270 negative tests, for a total so far of 12,420 cases. An estimated 84 people have the virus right now; 13 are hospitalized and 5 are in intensive care.
The world’s leading COVID-19 vaccines may offer lasting protection that diminishes the need for frequent booster shots. That’s according to scientists, who are finding clues in how the body remembers viruses. But they say more research is needed and that virus mutations are still a wild card.
Shasta County is lagging way behind the state and national vaccination rates. Getting the vaccine not only protects the person getting it, but it also helps prevent the entire population from having to live with, and protect themselves from, Covid variants in perpetuity. The vaccines are free, safe and have been tested now Hundreds of Millions of times. Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is very easy on a walk-in basis with no wait, or by appointment at myturn.ca.gov.
California’s incentive program for vaccinations is providing $50 gift cards for 2 Million people, as well as Millions of Dollars in cash prizes.
Shasta Community Health Center is giving away Shasta District Fair tickets with vaccinations, while supplies last.
Tehama County has reported 5,697 cases and 59 deaths.
There have been 411 cases and 5 deaths in Trinity County.
2,363 have been reported in Siskiyou County with 33 deaths.
Butte County has reported 190 deaths among their 12,056 cases.
Lassen County has had 22 deaths among their 2,153 cases in the community and 2 deaths among the 3,595 cases in prison.
Humboldt County has had 4,325 cases and 43 deaths.
Modoc County has had 515 cases and 4 deaths.