Shasta County COVID-19 Situation Update for 4/27/2020

Total Confirmed Cases: 30
Confirmed Cases Today: 0

Total Tests to Date: 1479
Total Tests Today: 165

In Isolation: 9
In Quarantine: 18
Total Deaths: 4

Negative Public / Private Lab Tests: 1449
Negative Tests Today: 165

Total Hospitalized (Current & Released): 8
Current Hospitalized: 1

Current Situation:

•Shasta County has no new positive cases today.

•Gov. Gavin Newsom has selected Shasta County to host one of more than 80 statewide testing sites. The state will set up and staff the testing site at Shasta College. It is scheduled to open late this week, and the state Testing Task Force has identified healthcare workers as the first group to receive testing for asymptomatic individuals. The site will be run by OptumServe and testing is by appointment only.

• More testing is now available in Shasta County. People who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath) should contact their healthcare provider to be tested. Those who don’t have a healthcare provider or are having trouble getting a test should call Shasta County Public Health at (530) 225-5591 so they can be screened and scheduled for mobile testing.

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Unified Command Agencies: Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency, CalFire, Shasta County Sheriff

Cooperating Agencies:
City of Redding
City of Anderson
City of Shasta Lake
Mercy Medical Center Redding
Shasta Regional Medical Center
Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Center
Shasta Community Health Center
Mountain Valleys Health Centers
Mayers Memorial Hospital District

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