Shasta County’s Covid rate is exploding, with another 236 new cases reported from Wednesday alone. 60 of them are under the age of 20. There are 843 known active cases in isolation in the community. 99 people are in the hospital, 17 of them in the ICU. It’s still possible for vaccinated people to get Covid, but the vast majority of hospitalizations and deaths are among the unvaccinated. Testing and vaccinations are free, with options listed at shastaready.org.