7 Hospitalized, 17 New Cases of COVID

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The latest data from Shasta County HHSA.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: October 15, 2020
Statistics from October 14, 2020
INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY
Total Confirmed Cases: 1,640

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 7

In Isolation: 137

Active Cases: 144

Confirmed Cases Wednesday: 17

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 1

In Quarantine: 376

Released from Isolation to Date: 1,468

Negative Tests Wednesday: 352

Negative Tests to Date: 54,522

Total Tests: 56,262

Deaths: 28

CURRENT SITUATION
• We had 17 new cases on Wednesday, including 8 men and 9 women. They are:
1 person in their 20s
4 people in their 30s
2 people in their 40s
3 people in their 50s
3 people in their 60s
2 people in their 70s
1 person in their 80s
1 person over age 89

• It’s Think Pink Day, which is an important reminder to get your routine medical care, even during COVID-19. You can and should make appointments for screenings, preventive care and chronic disease management. Medical offices should be ensuring physical distancing in waiting areas, and staff and patients should be masked. If you’ve put off seeing your provider, don’t wait. Early detection saves lives.

• More than 80 percent of COVID-19 cases since Sept. 1 have been people with symptoms. Please be sure to stay home when you are sick, even with mild symptoms.

• Interested in helping with local COVID-19 response efforts? Shasta County is accepting volunteers. To register, visit the Emergency Job Matching Site, click “Register as Volunteer” and complete the requested information. Your willingness to serve our community during this emergency is appreciated!

Resources: Website: www.ShastaReady.org Live maps: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/us-map

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