4 Children, 3 Teens Among 23 New COVID Cases

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

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: October 22, 2020
Statistics from October 21, 2020

INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY
Total Confirmed Cases: 1,839

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 8

In Isolation: 143

Active Cases: 151

Confirmed Cases Wednesday: 23

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 3

In Quarantine: 333

Released from Isolation to Date: 1,658

Negative Tests Wednesday: 490

Negative Tests to Date: 58,720

Total Tests: 60,559

Deaths: 30

CURRENT SITUATION
• We had 23 new cases on Wednesday, including 12 men and 11 women. They are:
4 children under age 13
3 teenagers
3 people in their 20s
3 people in their 30s
2 people in their 40s
6 people in their 50s
1 person in their 60s
1 person in their 80s

• If you have tested positive for COVID-19, please stay home and isolate from others. If you received test results and Public Health has not yet contacted you, please reach out to people you may have been in contact with during your infectious period, which is two days before your symptoms started until now. If you are a close contact of a person who has COVID-19, please stay home for 14 days from your last contact with that person, except to receive medical care and to get tested. Go to www.ShastaReady.org and select “Get Tested” to determine the best testing option for you.

• Cloth face coverings can help slow the spread of COVID-19, including from people who may not know they have the virus. Face coverings help contain infected droplets when someone talks, coughs or sneezes. This strategy should be used along with maintain physical distancing, handwashing, staying home when sick (even with mild illness) and other safety measures. To learn more, go to www.ShastaReady.org and select “Prevention.”

 

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