Ten New Cases Monday, Two in ICU

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

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: August 11, 2020

Statistics from August 10, 2020


Total Confirmed Cases:  469

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 2

In Isolation: 37

Active Cases: 39

Confirmed Cases Monday: 10

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 2

In Quarantine: 283

Released from Isolation to Date: 420

Negative Tests Monday: 593

Negative Tests to Date: 26,167

Total Tests: 26,636

Deaths: 10

• We had 10 new cases on Monday. Seven had symptoms, two are still under investigation and none are hospitalized. They are:
A teenage boy
A man in his 20s
A man in his 30s
A woman in her 40s
A woman and a man in their 50s
A woman and two men in their 60s
A man in his 80s

• This report should include the rest of the tests that were backlogged after a problem with the state database. Our investigation team is working to confirm how many positives were included in this backlog.’

• School is opening – let’s get off to a good start! We need to be very careful to keep children and teachers safe by doing our part. For students who are returning to in-person classes:

Avoid close contact with people outside your household, particularly in large groups. If you have
traveled or spent time with large groups, consider distance learning until 14 days have passed since that time.

If your student is even mildly sick or has been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please keep them home. School attendance policies will be more flexible this year to reflect this advice.
Find more guidelines at ShastaReady.org – click on the links next to the “Schools” bullet.

• Anyone can be tested for COVID-19. Go to ShastaReady.org and click on “Get tested.”
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

-from press release
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