Four More Covid-19 Cases in Shasta County Bring Total to 11

Four more Shasta County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 11. The latest patients are:

  • A married couple: A man in his 70s who is hospitalized and a woman in her 70s who is isolated at home.
  • A woman in her 60s who is isolated at home. She is a close contact of a patient who was diagnosed earlier this week.
  • A woman in her 50s who is hospitalized.

The Shasta County Health Officer and communicable disease team are working to identify close contacts of each of these patients and implement necessary quarantine orders. It is still unknown where the couple or the woman in her 50s contracted the virus.

The other Shasta County residents who have tested positive for coronavirus are:

  • A man in his 50s who tested positive on March 8. He contracted the virus during travel and has recovered.
  • A woman in her 70s who tested positive on March 22. She contracted the virus at a Sacramento County hospital and passed away March 24.
  • A man in his 40s who tested positive on March 24. He was a close contact of the woman in her 70s, and he has recovered.
  • A man in his 60s who tested positive on March 27. He tested positive while hospitalized for other reasons at a Sacramento County hospital, where he remains in isolation.
  • A man in his 80s who tested positive on March 29. It is unknown where he contracted the virus and he is in isolation at a Redding hospital.
  • A woman in her 20s who tested positive on March 30. She contracted the virus through out-of-state travel and is in isolation at home.
  • A woman in her 50s who tested positive on March 31. She is a close contact of the man in his 80s.

The Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency strongly encourages people to follow the governor’s stay-at-home orders, as it can be up to 14 days before someone with the virus begins to show symptoms. More information about COVID-19 can be found at www.ShastaReady.org.

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