A Shasta County man in his 70s has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 12. He is in isolation in a local hospital. The Shasta County Health Officer and communicable disease team are working to identify his close contacts and implement necessary quarantine orders.
The 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