5 New COVID-19 Cases in Shasta County, 2 Are Teenagers

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

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: September 10, 2020
Statistics from September 9, 2020
INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY
Total Confirmed Cases: 611

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 2

In Isolation: 18

Active Cases: 20

Confirmed Cases Wednesday: 5

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 1

In Quarantine: 110

Released from Isolation to Date: 579

Negative Tests Wednesday: 241

Negative Tests to Date: 38,368

Total Tests: 38,979

Deaths: 12

CURRENT SITUATION
• We had 5 new cases on Wednesday. All had symptoms and none are hospitalized. They are:
Two teenage girls
One woman and one man in their 30s
One woman in her 60s

• With air quality remaining in unhealthy ranges, it’s more important than ever to stay at home as much as possible. The cloth face coverings that many people are wearing to prevent the spread of COVID by containing respiratory droplets are not effective in filtering smoke.

• Fever is one of the main symptoms of COVID-19. If you don’t have a thermometer in your household, you can purchase them at your nearest pharmacy or drug store.

• Anyone can be tested for COVID-19 and same-day appointments are often available. Average turnaround time for tests at the Shasta College site last week was 60 hours, or between 2 and 3 days. 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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