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Three Deaths and 105 New Cases, Sign Up to Be Notified of Vaccine Availability

Data from Friday and Saturday provided by Shasta County Health & Human Services.

COVID-19 INCIDENT UPDATE: February 1, 2021
Statistics from January 29 and 30, 2021

INCIDENT FACTS AND SUMMARY
Total Confirmed Cases: 10,438

Hospitalized in Shasta County: 26

In Isolation: 248 (estimate)

Active Cases: 274 (estimate)

Confirmed Cases Friday and Saturday: 69 Friday. 36 Saturday

Currently in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU): 2

Available Regional ICU Capacity: 47.9%

Released from Isolation to Date:  10,019

Negative Tests Friday and Saturday:  1,792

Number of Tests in the Past 14 Days (+ and -): 8,992

Total Tests: 140,593

Deaths: 145

CURRENT SITUATION
• We had 105 cases Friday and Saturday, including 57 men, 47 women and one person of unknown gender:
– 5 children under age 13
– 11 teenagers
– 16 people in their 20s
– 13 people in their 30s
– 20 people in their 40s
– 14 people in their 50s
– 15 people in their 60s
– 7 people in their 70s
– 2 people in their 80s
– 2 people over age 89

• We are sorry to report 3 deaths today. They were a man in his 70s and two men over age 89.

• Vaccine update:
– Who? People in Phase 1A (healthcare workers, long-term care facilities, workers in emergency
services) and people 75 and older. The supply is not flowing as steadily as we had hoped back when we predicted we would be able to move to 65+ by February 1, and as supply increases, vaccine will be more readily available to additional groups.
– How? Click the blue oval labeled “Tell me when it’s my turn” and complete the short survey. If you don’t have Internet access, call (530) 245-7890 to get on the list. Public Health will call or email you when they have an appointment available for you. It may be several weeks before you are contacted.
– How much do we have? As of Friday, Shasta County had received 14,350 doses of vaccine (5,850 Pfizer, 8,500 Moderna). All but approximately 500 have been administered by Public Health or distributed to providers.

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