5 Hospitalized and 9 New Cases Thursday

Latest data from Shasta County HHSA.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: August 14, 2020
Statistics from August 13, 2020


Total Confirmed Cases: 488

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 5

In Isolation: 37

Active Cases: 42

Confirmed Cases Thursday: 9

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 2

In Quarantine: 261

Released from Isolation to Date: 436

Negative Tests Thursday: 607

Negative Tests to Date: 27,868

Total Tests: 28,356

Deaths: 10

• We had 9 new cases on Thursday. Seven had symptoms, and none of the new cases are hospitalized. They are:
Two women and three men in their 20s
A man in his 30s
Two men in their 40s
A man in his 50s

• The Rural Association of Northern California Health Officers (RANCHO) has asked the California Department of Public Health to allow counties to make their own decisions on whether restaurants can resume indoor dining with extensive modifications. The health officers stated that creating outdoor dining space, particularly in very hot counties like Shasta, is often impossible or impractical. Shasta County’s main cause of COVID transmission is not restaurants, and moving dining to outdoor settings does not appear to be an important public health strategy for limiting transmission at this time, the health officers said.

• The “Look for the Star” program hit a milestone this week – more than 100 businesses have self-certified that they are open for business and following state guidelines. Find the list at ShastaReady.org – click on “Roadmap to Recovery” and scroll down to find the list.

• 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-mapCooperating 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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