No new deaths by Covid were reported Wednesday by Shasta County Public Health. Another 12 new cases have been reported. There are 148 known active cases in Shasta County, 26 are hospitalized, and 8 are in the ICU. The state is again requiring masks for indoor public places. Unvaccinated people have a 6.1 times greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19 and an 11.3 times greater risk of dying. The vast majority of Covid hospitalizations in Shasta County are unvaccinated. Information on free testing or vaccination options can be found at shastaready.org.