41 New Cases Over Weekend As Shasta County Moves Past 700

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Data from the weekend from Shasta County Health & Human Services.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: September 21, 2020
INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY
Total Confirmed Cases: 709

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 3

In Isolation: 47

Active Cases: 50

Confirmed Cases Friday/Saturday: 16 Friday, 25 Saturday

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 0

In Quarantine: 172

Released from Isolation to Date:  645

Negative Tests Friday/Saturday: 1,243

Negative Tests to Date: 43,098

Total Tests: 43,807

Deaths: 14

CURRENT SITUATION
• We had a total of 41 new cases on Friday and Saturday (no case work was done on Sunday). Twenty-five had symptoms (four are still unknown) and none are hospitalized. They are:

Two teenage girls and three teenage boys
Eight women and three men in their 20s
Six women and one man in their 30s
One man in his 50s
Three women and five men in their 60s
Five women in their 70s
Three women and one man in their 80s

• While all people should be using COVID precautions, some of us have a higher responsibility to be vigilant. If you work or live with people who are at higher risk (older adults or people with health conditions), please be extra-cautious. Some Shasta County residents who had to be hospitalized or died from COVID had not been out in public themselves, but were in contact with people who had been. Please wear face coverings, practice social distancing, wash hands frequently, avoid travel and gatherings, and stay home when you are sick, even if symptoms are mild.

• Anyone can be tested for COVID-19. Some same-day appointments are available for people with and without symptoms. 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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