70 New COVID-19 Cases as Shasta County Total Jumps Past 800

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

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: September 28, 2020
Total Confirmed Cases: 847

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 7

In Isolation: 85

Active Cases: 92

Confirmed Cases Friday/Saturday: 47 Friday, 23 Saturday

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU):

In Quarantine: 249

Released from Isolation to Date: 738

Negative Tests Friday/Saturday: 1,463

Negative Tests to Date: 46,192

Total Tests: 47,039

Deaths: 17

• We had a total of 70 new cases on Friday and Saturday (no case work was done on Sunday). Fifty-eight had symptoms (10 are still unknown) and two are hospitalized. They are:
One girl and one boy under 13
Three teenage girls and three teenage boys
Twelve women and ten men in their 20s
Eight women and seven men in their 30s
Two women and three men in their 40s
Four women and three men in their 50s
Three women and one man in their 60s
Five women in their 70s
One woman and three men in their 80s

• We continue to see more cases from the skilled nursing facility and the college students mentioned last week. It is critically important for people to wear face coverings, practice physical distancing, stay home when sick and wash hands frequently, especially when you live in close proximity to others or work with vulnerable people.

• 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

-from press release
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