Some Restrictions Lifted Starting Monday; Meanwhile, 5 New COVID Cases

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• Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced a new, four-tier system to determine what activities are allowable in counties. (Click here for more information.)

Shasta County is at “Moderate,” or an orange level, so the following activities are allowed with modifications starting Monday, Aug. 31:

  • Restaurants (dine-in): maximum 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer
  •  Places of worship: maximum 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer
  •  Museums: maximum 50% capacity
  •  Movie theaters: maximum 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer
  • Family entertainment centers and indoor playgrounds, bowling alleys, climbing walls: maximum 25% capacity
  • Gyms and fitness centers, including indoor pools: maximum 25% capacity
  • Cardrooms: maximum 25% capacity
  •  Wineries: maximum 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer
  •  Brewpubs, breweries, bars, pubs and distilleries that don’t serve food: open outdoors only

Click here to see a complete status/list of Shasta County businesses and activities, in alphabetical order.

The latest statistics from Shasta Counth Health & Human Services

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: August 28, 2020/Statistics from August 27, 2020:
Total Confirmed Cases: 562

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 3

In Isolation: 29

Active Cases: 32

Confirmed Cases Thursday: 5

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 1

In Quarantine: 140

Released from Isolation to Date: 518

Negative Tests Thursday: 756

Negative Tests to Date: 33,906

Total Tests: 34,468

Deaths: 12

• 5 new cases on Thursday. All had symptoms and none are hospitalized. They are:

  • Two girls under 13
  • A teenage boy
  • A man in his 20s
  • A man in his 60s

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

Resources: Website: Live maps:

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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