30 New COVID Cases, Man Dies

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Today’s numbers from Shasta County Health & Human Services Agency.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: October 16, 2020
Statistics from October 15, 2020

Total Confirmed Cases: 1,666

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 7

In Isolation: 131

Active Cases: 138

Confirmed Cases Thursday: 30

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 1

In Quarantine: 380

Released from Isolation to Date: 1,499

Negative Tests Thursday: 684

Negative Tests to Date : 55,206

Total Tests: 56,872

Deaths: 29

• We had 30 new cases on Thursday, including 12 men and 18 women. They are:
2 children under age 13
1 teenager
4 people in their 20s
11 people in their 30s
3 people in their 40s
3 people in their 50s
4 people in their 60s
1 person in their 70s
1 person over age 89

• We are sorry to have to report a death today. The patient was a man in his 80s.

• The state has updated its schools guidance to allow outdoor singing and band practice, provided that physical distancing and mask wearing are implemented to the maximum extent possible. Playing of wind instruments is still strongly discouraged.

• 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

-from press release
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