Shasta County COVID Cases Now Over 400

Today’s update from Shasta County Health & Human Services.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: August 5, 2020

INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY

Total Confirmed Cases: 404

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 6

In Isolation: 43

Active Cases: 49

Confirmed Cases 8/4/2020: 7

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 3

In Quarantine: 317

Released from Isolation to Date: 346

Negative Tests 8/4/2020: 105

Negative Tests to Date: 22,785

Total Tests: 23,189

Deaths: 9

CURRENT SITUATION

• We had 7 new cases on Tuesday. Six had symptoms, one is still under investigation, and one is hospitalized.

They are:
Two women in their 20s
One woman in her 30s
One man in his 30s
One woman in her 40s
One woman in her 50s
One man in his 50s

• Micro-enterprise businesses throughout the county are eligible to apply for $5,000 COVID-19 Relief Grants. Recipients must have 5 or fewer employees, be a for-profit business, be a brick-and-mortar business (including home-based) and have not received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan or SBA loan of $5,000 or higher during the COVID-19 crisis, among other requirements. Shasta County and the Cities of Redding, Shasta Lake and Anderson partnered with the Redding Chamber of Commerce for this effort. For more information, visit
www.reddingchamber.com/covidbusinessgrants.

• What should a business do if an employee tests positive for COVID-19? That question and many others are answered in the California Department of Public Health’s “Employer Playbook for a Safe Reopening.” That document can be found at ShastaReady.org – click on “Roadmap to Recovery,” then “Business Resources.”

• Anyone can be tested for COVID-19. Go to ShastaReady.org and click on “Get tested” to find out the best option for you.

Resources: Website: www.ShastaReady.org Live maps: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/us-map
Cooperating Agencies:
Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, CAL FIRE/Shasta County Fire Department, 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, Hill Country Community Clinic, Shingletown Medical Center

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