225 New COVID Cases as Vaccination Rollout Planned

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Latest information about #COVID19 in #ShastaCounty.

INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY:
Total Confirmed Cases: 7,792

Confirmed Cases Wednesday 12/23/2020, Thursday 12/24/2020, Friday 12/25/2020, and Saturday 12/26/2020: 76 Wednesday, 73 Thursday, 29 Friday, 47 Saturday

Negative Tests Wednesday 12/23/2020 through Saturday 12/26/2020: 3,237

Negative Tests To Date: 105,954

Total Tests to Date: 113,746

Currently Hospitalized in Shasta County: 46

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 6

Available ICU Capacity: 29.3%

In Isolation: 298 (estimate)

Active Cases: 344 (estimate)

Released from Isolation to Date: 7,378

Total Deaths: 70

CURRENT SITUATION:
• We had 225 cases Wednesday through Saturday, including 89 men, 134 women and 2 people of unknown gender:
– 8 children under age 13
– 19 teenagers
– 34 people in their 20s
– 36 people in their 30s
– 33 people in their 40s
– 22 people in their 50s
– 22 people in their 60s
– 26 people in their 70s
– 14 people in their 80s
– 11 people over age 89
– 0 people of unknown age

• There are four vaccination phases planned in Shasta County, and Phase 1 has 3 tiers (1a, 1b and 1c). Shasta County is in Phase 1a, Tier 1. This “jumpstart” phase offers the first vaccine doses to health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities. In Shasta County, there are nearly 14,000 health care workers. Health care workers are high priority because they risk being exposed to COVID-19 each day on the job and they sustain our medical services during this pandemic. To review Phase 1a, visit the COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout. The other phases will be added as supplies increase. The county’s COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force is working closely with the state and community partners to prioritize vaccine recipients and plan for administering future doses.

• Testing is available for people with and without symptoms at many locations. If you have symptoms and/or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive, please follow the isolation/quarantine instructions until you can be tested and receive test results.

RESOURCES:
Website: www.ShastaReady.org
Live maps: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/us-map
Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Shasta County Probation Department The City of Redding City of Shasta Lake Council Chambers Mercy Medical Center Redding Shasta Regional Medical Center Shasta Community Health Center Hill Country Health and Wellness Center Mayers Memorial Hospital District Redding Police Department Redding Firefighters Shingletown MedicalCtr

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